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Sea Slug / Sea Hare / Bubble ShellSpurilla braziliana

Spurilla braziliana at Merimbula, NSW

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Spurilla braziliana at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Spurilla braziliana at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Apr 2018

Identification history

Sea Slug / Sea Hare / Bubble Shell Spurilla braziliana 15 Apr 2018 MattNimbs
Unidentified 14 Apr 2018 LizAllen

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Sea Slug census at Merimbula An Aeolid ?

4 comments

KerriLee wrote:
   14 Apr 2018
I think this is Austraeolis ornata ... Nice!
Friends in Wonboyn have
found them in their oyster bags a few times.
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:4967abaa-7b36-4769-960f-c46c379f0012#overview
LizAllen wrote:
   14 Apr 2018
Thank you,have seen one there many years ago but seems i didn't label it....I remember sending pic.to Aust. museum .
MattNimbs wrote:
   15 Apr 2018
This is the potentially invasive Spurilla braziliana
KerriLee wrote:
   15 Apr 2018
Oh, not nice! Thanks Matt!

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Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Aug 2020 by LizAllen
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Jul 2020 by LizAllen
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Jun 2020 by AndrewMcCutcheon
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jun 2020 by Leo
Chelidonura hirundinina (Swallowtail Aglaja) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Apr 2020 by LizAllen
Hydatina physis (Brown-line Paperbubble) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Apr 2020 by LizAllen
Bursatella leachii (Ragged Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Jul 2019 by LizAllen
Philinopsis cyanea (Philinopsis cyanea) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Jul 2019 by LizAllen
Bursatella leachii (Ragged Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Jun 2019 by LizAllen
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2019 by LizAllen
Philinopsis speciosa (Blue-lined Philinopsis) at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Jan 2019 by libbyh
Elysia australis at Merimbula, NSW - 19 Jan 2019 by libbyh
Chelidonura hirundinina (Swallowtail Aglaja) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Jan 2019 by LizAllen
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Oct 2018 by LizAllen
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 May 2018 by Leo
Egretta garzetta (Little Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 May 2018 by Leo
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 May 2018 by Leo
Hydatina physis (Brown-line Paperbubble) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
Jorunna pantherina at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
Mictyris longicarpus (Soldier Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Butorides striatus (Striated Heron) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Nov 2017 by LizAllen
Olearia tomentosa (Toothed Daisy Bush) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Sep 2017 by MaxCampbell
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Sep 2017 by MaxCampbell
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Sep 2017 by MaxCampbell
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Aug 2017 by Leo
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Aug 2017 by LizAllen
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Jul 2017 by Leo
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Jul 2017 by Leo
Esacus magnirostris (Beach Stone-curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jul 2017 by Leo
Bursatella leachii (Ragged Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Apr 2017 by LizAllen
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Jul 2016 by Leo
Esacus magnirostris (Beach Stone-curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Apr 2016 by Leo
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Mar 2016 by Leo
Esacus magnirostris (Beach Stone-curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Oct 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Syphonota geographica (Sea hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Jan 2014 by LizAllen
Philinopsis taronga (Philinopsis taronga) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Oct 2013 by LizAllen
Philinopsis cyanea (Philinopsis cyanea) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Oct 2013 by ALCW_BDRS
Eucalyptus longifolia (Woollybutt) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Jul 2005 by MaxCampbell

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • less than 1m Depth of sighting
  • 14 Apr 2018 Recorded on
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