Rostanga australis

Rudman & Avern, 1989

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Rostanga australis from Port Phillip Bay, Australia
 

Thanks to James Peake for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: Found in 2.5 mtrs of water, at Blairgowrie pier, on 29/1/2011. Specimen is approx 2cm in length.
 

Comment from James Peake: One of two colour forms found at Blairgowrie Marina, there is also a Brown form which feeds on the brown sponge.

Location:Port Phillip Bay, Australia
Photographer:Mark Jones
Camera:Canon EOS 5DView EXIF properties
Taken on:January 29, 2011
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Posted:6 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Dorididae
Species:Rostanga australis