Sea slug / Sea hare / NudibranchPteraeolidia ianthina

Blue Dragon at Bermagui, NSW

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Pteraeolidia ianthina at Bermagui, NSW - 13 Mar 2017
Pteraeolidia ianthina at Bermagui, NSW - 13 Mar 2017
Pteraeolidia ianthina at Bermagui, NSW - 13 Mar 2017

Identification history

Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch Pteraeolidia ianthina 28 Mar 2017 MattNimbs Confirmed
Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch Pteraeolidia ianthina 13 Mar 2017 libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested

3 comments

JennyncmgBulk Reporter - Jennyncmg has reported over 100 sightings! wrote:
   14 Mar 2017
Pteraeolidia ianthina has fan-like (like fingers on a hand splayed out) projections on each of its cerata. These don't seem to be present on the species photographed. The cerata look more like the shape of those on Spurilla macleayi although it does not match in other ways.
libbyhSignificant Sighting - libbyh has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - libbyh has reported over 100 sightings! wrote:
   14 Mar 2017
It's also much lighter in colour, but I thought that was partly because it's a baby, and there are big colour variations in the adults anyway
MattNimbs wrote:
   29 Mar 2017
This is certainly a juvenile P. ianthina

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Nearby sightings

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  • Coordinates 150.084341-36.429432

Sighting information

Sensitivity key

  • Highly sensitive
  • Sensitive
  • Not sensitive

Conservation key

  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Rare Native
  • Local Native
  • Non-local Native
  • Exotic
  • Noxious Pest
  • Locally Extinct

Pteraeolidia ianthina locations

Pteraeolidia ianthina has been recorded at:

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