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

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Unidentified 29 Dec 2018 libbyh

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


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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Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 1m - 3m Depth of sighting
  • 29 Dec 2018 Recorded on
  • libbyh Recorded by

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