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Gloomy Octopus at Merimbula, NSW

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Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Apr 2019
Octopus tetricus at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Apr 2019

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Octopuses / Cuttlefish / Squid Octopus tetricus 28 Jun 2019 LizAllen

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Microcanthus strigatus ( Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Feb 2019 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Girella tricuspidata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Aplysia sydneyensis (Aplysia sydneyensis) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Bankivia fasciata (Banded Or Silver Kelp) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Unidentified Bivalve (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Red Moki,Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Padina sp. (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Gymnothorax prasinus (Yellow Moray, Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone,Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Aplysia sydneyensis (Aplysia sydneyensis) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 May 2018 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 May 2018 Parupeneus signatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 May 2018 Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Feb 2018 Santalum obtusifolium (Coastal Sandalwood) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Jan 2018 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Dec 2017 Egretta sacra (Eastern Reef Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Nov 2017 Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017 Meuschenia freycineti (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 Hyporhamphus australis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017 Naso unicornis (Blue Spine Unicorn fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017 Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky, Yellow-faced Butterfly-fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017 Pomacentrus coelestis (Neon Damsel) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017 Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017 Meuschenia freycineti (Six Spined Leatherjacket, Variable Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017 Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017 Acanthurus triostegus (Five-banded Surgeon-fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017 Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017 Microcanthus strigatus ( Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 Ambassis jacksoniensis (Port Jackson Glassfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017 Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebarred Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2017 Meuschenia freycineti (Six Spined Leatherjacket, Variable Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Feb 2017 Acanthurus dussumieri (Pencil Surgeonfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2017 Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017 Girella tricuspidata (Luderick) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017 Acanthurus dussumieri (Pencil Surgeonfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2017 Cabestana spengleri (Cabestana spengleri) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Red Moki,Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 Upeneichthys lineatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Feb 2017 Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2017 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017 Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Coralfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Microcanthus strigatus ( Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Upeneichthys vlamingii (Blue spotted goatfish, southern goatfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Myxicola infun-dibulum (Myxicola infun-dibulum) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Prionurus microlepidotus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Diodon nicthemerus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017 ASILIDAE (family) (Robber fly) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017 Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017 Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-eagle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Mar 2016 Abudefduf sordidus (Yellow-banded Sergeant-major) at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2016 Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Coralfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2015 Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 Amphichaetodon howensis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015 Trachinops taeniatus (Eastern Hulafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Coralfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Pseudolabrus luculentus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Platycephalus fuscus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Chromis hypsilepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Amphichaetodon howensis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Abudefduf vaigiensis (Sergeant Major) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky, Yellow-faced Butterfly-fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015 Coscinasterias muricata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Feb 2015
Microcanthus strigatus ( Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Feb 2019
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Girella tricuspidata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Aplysia sydneyensis (Aplysia sydneyensis) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Bankivia fasciata (Banded Or Silver Kelp) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified Bivalve (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Red Moki,Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Padina sp. (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Gymnothorax prasinus (Yellow Moray, Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone,Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Aplysia sydneyensis (Aplysia sydneyensis) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 May 2018
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 May 2018
Parupeneus signatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 May 2018
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Santalum obtusifolium (Coastal Sandalwood) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Jan 2018
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Dec 2017
Egretta sacra (Eastern Reef Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Nov 2017
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Sep 2017
Meuschenia freycineti (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Hyporhamphus australis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2017
Naso unicornis (Blue Spine Unicorn fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017
Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky, Yellow-faced Butterfly-fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Apr 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Pomacentrus coelestis (Neon Damsel) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Meuschenia freycineti (Six Spined Leatherjacket, Variable Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Acanthurus triostegus (Five-banded Surgeon-fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Mar 2017
Microcanthus strigatus ( Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Ambassis jacksoniensis (Port Jackson Glassfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebarred Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2017
Meuschenia freycineti (Six Spined Leatherjacket, Variable Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri (Pencil Surgeonfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Girella tricuspidata (Luderick) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Feb 2017
Acanthurus dussumieri (Pencil Surgeonfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2017
Cabestana spengleri (Cabestana spengleri) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Monacanthus chinensis (Fanbelly Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Red Moki,Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Upeneichthys lineatus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Feb 2017
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2017
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Coralfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Microcanthus strigatus ( Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Upeneichthys vlamingii (Blue spotted goatfish, southern goatfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Myxicola infun-dibulum (Myxicola infun-dibulum) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Prionurus microlepidotus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Diodon nicthemerus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Jan 2017
ASILIDAE (family) (Robber fly) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Jan 2017
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-eagle) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Mar 2016
Abudefduf sordidus (Yellow-banded Sergeant-major) at Merimbula, NSW - 28 Feb 2016
Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Coralfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Mar 2015
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015
Amphichaetodon howensis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Mar 2015
Trachinops taeniatus (Eastern Hulafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Chaetodon vagabundus (Vagabond Butterflyfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Chaetodon auriga (Threadfin Coralfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Pseudolabrus luculentus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Platycephalus fuscus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Chromis hypsilepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Amphichaetodon howensis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Sergeant Major) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Chaetodon flavirostris (Dusky, Yellow-faced Butterfly-fish) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015
Coscinasterias muricata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Feb 2015

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