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What

Pacific Bottletail (Sepioloidea pacifica)

Observer

chicky67

Date

July 24, 2021 07:36 AM NZST
Pacific Bottletail - Photo (c) Andrew Spurgeon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Andrew Spurgeon
apteryx54's ID: Pacific Bottletail (Sepioloidea pacifica)
Added on July 27, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

chicky67

Date

July 24, 2021 08:53 AM NZST

Description

35mm long

Atagema carinata - Photo (c) sarahmilicich, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by sarahmilicich
apteryx54's ID: Atagema carinata, a member of Sea Lemons and Allies (Superfamily Doridoidea)
Added on July 27, 2021
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What

Variable Nudibranch (Aphelodoris luctuosa)

Observer

chicky67

Date

July 24, 2021 09:14 AM NZST

Description

A lot of adults around at the moment mainly white/cream but some with light brown splotches on them.

Variable Nudibranch - Photo (c) Jared Waters, all rights reserved, uploaded by Jared Waters
apteryx54's ID: Variable Nudibranch (Aphelodoris luctuosa)
Added on July 27, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

chicky67

Date

July 24, 2021 09:02 AM NZST

Description

A lot of yellow and pale yellow to cream adults around.

Dendrodoris citrina - Photo (c) Clinton Duffy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Clinton Duffy
apteryx54's ID: Dendrodoris citrina, a member of Nudibranchs (Order Nudibranchia)
Added on July 27, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

chicky67

Date

June 26, 2021 12:13 PM NZST

Description

35 mm Adult.
5m depth.Scuba diving dunedin harbour entrance by boat.

Atagema carinata - Photo (c) sarahmilicich, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by sarahmilicich
apteryx54's ID: Atagema carinata, a member of Sea Lemons and Allies (Superfamily Doridoidea)
Added on June 28, 2021
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What

Spectacled Triplefin (Ruanoho whero)

Observer

chicky67

Date

March 20, 2021 09:52 AM NZDT

Description

Was hiding inside the boiler room.

Spectacled Triplefin - Photo (c) rayvran, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by rayvran
apteryx54's ID: Spectacled Triplefin (Ruanoho whero)
Added on March 23, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

chicky67

Date

September 5, 2020 12:05 PM NZST

Description

A pink/red variation from the usual yellow we see here. It was suggested by Dr Richard Willan that this is caused from a parasitic infection.

Tags

Galeojanolus ionnae - Photo (c) Simon Franicevic, all rights reserved, uploaded by Simon Franicevic
apteryx54's ID: Galeojanolus ionnae, a member of Nudibranchs (Order Nudibranchia)
Added on March 07, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

chicky67

Date

September 5, 2020 10:31 AM NZST

Description

Photo taken with my Olympus TG 6, spotted by my dive buddy @apteryx54.
Species confirmed by Dr Richard Willan of WoRMS via email.

Tags

Carminodoris nodulosa - Photo (c) drmattnimbs, all rights reserved, uploaded by drmattnimbs
apteryx54's ID: Carminodoris nodulosa, a member of Sea Lemons and Allies (Superfamily Doridoidea)
Added on September 08, 2020
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