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2 Moorish Idol at Merimbula, NSW

Zanclus cornutus at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Feb 2019

Identification history

All other Perciformes (many families) Zanclus cornutus 14 Feb 2019 LizAllen
All other Perciformes (many families) Zanclus cornutus 13 Feb 2019 rickcarey

Author's notes

Group of three out of normal habitat

1 comment

LizAllen wrote:
   14 Feb 2019
Great sighting ,Was a couple of years ago when I first saw one.

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Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Dec 2019 Nectria ocellata (Mosaic Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Dec 2019 Asterodiscides truncatus (Asterodiscides truncatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Dec 2019 Plectaster decanus (Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Dec 2019 Aphelodoris varia (Variable Dorid) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Aug 2018 Anthothoe albocincta (Orange And White Stripe Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018 Heliocidaris tuberculata (Heliocidaris tuberculata) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018 Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018 Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018 Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018 Asterodiscides truncatus (Asterodiscides truncatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018 Orectolobus halei (Gulf Wobbegong) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Jan 2018 Orectolobus halei (Gulf Wobbegong) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Nov 2017 Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Plaxiphora albida (Giant chiton) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Corallina officinalis (Corallina officinalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Anthopleura sp. (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Ulva sp. (Bait weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Catomerus polymerus at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Patella (Scutellastra) peronii (Scaly Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017 Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Oct 2017 Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Cominella lineolata (Lined Whelk) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Haematopus longirostris (Pied Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 Cordyline australis (New Zealand Cabbage-Tree) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Apr 2017 Hypselodoris bennetti (Hypselodoris bennetti) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Apr 2017 Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017 Ceratosoma amoenum (Clown Nudibranch) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Dec 2016 Strigopagurus strigimanus (Stridulating Hermit Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Dec 2016 Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Aug 2015 Gymnothorax prasinus (Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015 Zanclus cornutus (Moorish Idol) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Apr 2015 Thysanostoma thysanura (Thysanostoma thysanura) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Mar 2015 Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Jan 2013 Porpita porpita (Porpita Sailor) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Feb 2012 Ceratosoma amoenum (Clown Nudibranch) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Nov 2011
Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Dec 2019
Nectria ocellata (Mosaic Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Dec 2019
Asterodiscides truncatus (Asterodiscides truncatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Dec 2019
Plectaster decanus (Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Dec 2019
Aphelodoris varia (Variable Dorid) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Aug 2018
Anthothoe albocincta (Orange And White Stripe Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018
Heliocidaris tuberculata (Heliocidaris tuberculata) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018
Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018
Asterodiscides truncatus (Asterodiscides truncatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2018
Orectolobus halei (Gulf Wobbegong) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Jan 2018
Orectolobus halei (Gulf Wobbegong) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Nov 2017
Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Plaxiphora albida (Giant chiton) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Corallina officinalis (Corallina officinalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Anthopleura sp. (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Actinia tenebrosa (Red Waratah Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Ulva sp. (Bait weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Catomerus polymerus at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Patella (Scutellastra) peronii (Scaly Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Nov 2017
Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Oct 2017
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Cominella lineolata (Lined Whelk) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Haematopus longirostris (Pied Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Cordyline australis (New Zealand Cabbage-Tree) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Hypselodoris bennetti (Hypselodoris bennetti) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Apr 2017
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Ceratosoma amoenum (Clown Nudibranch) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Dec 2016
Strigopagurus strigimanus (Stridulating Hermit Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Dec 2016
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Aug 2015
Gymnothorax prasinus (Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015
Zanclus cornutus (Moorish Idol) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Apr 2015
Thysanostoma thysanura (Thysanostoma thysanura) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Mar 2015
Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Jan 2013
Porpita porpita (Porpita Sailor) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Feb 2012
Ceratosoma amoenum (Clown Nudibranch) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Nov 2011

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