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Unidentified Sponge (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 29 Dec 2018

Identification history

Unidentified 29 Dec 2018 libbyh

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Author's notes

We are seeing more and different encrusting organisms. Not sure what this is.

2 comments

Jennyncmg wrote:
   31 Dec 2018
I think it is the purple encrusting sponge Haliclona sp
libbyh wrote:
   31 Dec 2018
great, I am recording the encrusting whatever they are , as I think with waters warming we may get more or different, so it's important to record them, even if we can't identify them, perhaps someone will be able to in the future.

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Unidentified Sea Squirt (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018
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Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Tesseropora rosea (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2015

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