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Red Bait Crab at Merimbula, NSW

Plagusia chabrus at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Mar 2015

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Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Mar 2020 by LizAllen Trachurus novaezelandiae (Yellowtail Scad) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LizAllen Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Mar 2020 by LizAllen Girella elevata (Rock Blackfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Mar 2020 by LizAllen Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Mar 2020 by LizAllen Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2020 by LizAllen Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Feb 2020 by LizAllen Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Jan 2020 by LizAllen Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Dec 2019 by LizAllen Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 May 2019 by LizAllen Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 May 2019 by LizAllen Parablennius intermedius (Horned Blenny) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 May 2019 by LizAllen Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 May 2019 by LizAllen Pyura gibbosa gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019 by LizAllen Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2019 by LizAllen Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2019 by LizAllen Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Feb 2019 by Raymond1 Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Feb 2019 by LizAllen Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by LizAllen Aplysia sydneyensis (Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by LizAllen Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee Plagusia glabra (Plagusia glabra) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 by LizAllen Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 by LizAllen Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by LizAllen Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Aplysia sydneyensis (Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Holopneustes purpurascens (Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by LizAllen Cheilodactylus nigripes (Magpie Perch) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Bankivia fasciata (Banded Or Silver Kelp) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 by LizAllen Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Turbo (Subninella) undulatus (Common Warrener) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Corallina officinalis (Corallina officinalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Phyllospora comosa (Phyllospora comosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Ecklonia radiata (Ecklonia radiata) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Lithothamnion sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Cominella lineolata (Lined Whelk) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Sargassum sp. (Sargassum sp.) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 May 2018 by Leo Abudefduf vaigiensis (Indo-Pacific Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 May 2018 by LizAllen Tethya sp. (Golf ball sponge) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 May 2018 by LizAllen Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 May 2018 by LizAllen Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell Tethya ingalli (Orange golfball sponge) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018 by LizAllen Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Apr 2018 by Leo Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2018 by LizAllen Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Jan 2018 by LizAllen Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebar Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Dec 2017 by LizAllen Colpomenia sp. (Colpomenia sp.) at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Dec 2017 by LizAllen Egretta sacra (Eastern Reef Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Sep 2017 by Leo Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Sep 2017 by Leo Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Sep 2017 by Leo Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Sep 2017 by Leo Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Plaxiphora albida (Giant chiton) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Turbo (Subninella) undulatus (Common Warrener) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Trachurus novaezelandiae (Yellowtail Scad) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Girella elevata (Rock Blackfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2020 by LizAllen
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Feb 2020 by LizAllen
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Jan 2020 by LizAllen
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 May 2019 by LizAllen
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 May 2019 by LizAllen
Parablennius intermedius (Horned Blenny) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 May 2019 by LizAllen
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 May 2019 by LizAllen
Pyura gibbosa gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 16 Feb 2019 by Raymond1
Microcanthus strigatus (Stripey) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Feb 2019 by LizAllen
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by LizAllen
Aplysia sydneyensis (Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by LizAllen
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee
Plagusia glabra (Plagusia glabra) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee
Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee
Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 by LizAllen
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 by LizAllen
Aplysia parvula (Pygmy Sea Hare, Black-lined Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Octopus tetricus (Gloomy Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Aplysia sydneyensis (Sea Hare) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Holopneustes purpurascens (Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Cheilodactylus nigripes (Magpie Perch) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Bankivia fasciata (Banded Or Silver Kelp) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Cheilodactylus spectabilis (Banded morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Mytilus edulis (Blue Mussel) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Chthamalus antennatus at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Pyura stolonifera (Cunjevoi) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Scutus antipodes (Elephant Snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Bembicium nanum (Striped-mouth Conniwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Turbo (Subninella) undulatus (Common Warrener) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Corallina officinalis (Corallina officinalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Austromegabalanus nigrescens (Giant Rock Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Phyllospora comosa (Phyllospora comosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Ecklonia radiata (Ecklonia radiata) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Lithothamnion sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Meridiastra calcar (Eight arm Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Saccostrea glomerata (Sydney Rock Oyster) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Cominella lineolata (Lined Whelk) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Sargassum sp. (Sargassum sp.) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Morula marginalba (Mulberry shell/white lip castor bean) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Austrocochlea porcata (Zebra top snail) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Nerita melanotragus (Black Nerite) at Merimbula, NSW - 9 Jun 2018 by SteveBurrows
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 May 2018 by Leo
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Indo-Pacific Sergeant) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 May 2018 by LizAllen
Tethya sp. (Golf ball sponge) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 May 2018 by LizAllen
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 May 2018 by LizAllen
Leptograpsus variegatus (Leptograpsus variegatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell
Tethya ingalli (Orange golfball sponge) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Apr 2018 by Leo
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebar Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Dec 2017 by LizAllen
Colpomenia sp. (Colpomenia sp.) at Merimbula, NSW - 25 Dec 2017 by LizAllen
Egretta sacra (Eastern Reef Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Sep 2017 by Leo
Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Sep 2017 by Leo
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Sep 2017 by Leo
Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 Sep 2017 by Leo
Nodilittorina pyramidalis (Nodilittorina pyramidalis) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Plaxiphora albida (Giant chiton) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Austrolittorina unifasciata (Blue Australwink) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Dicathais orbita (Cartrut Shell ,The Sickly Purpurea) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Galeolaria caespitosa (Intertidal Tube Worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Turbo (Subninella) undulatus (Common Warrener) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Cellana tramoserica (Commom Limpet) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Oulactis muscosa (Sand Anemone, Decorator Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Sypharochiton pelliserpentis (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Tesseropora rosea (Rose-coloured Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Hormosira banksii (Neptune's Necklace) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Chamaesipho tasmanica (Honeycomb Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows
Tetraclitella purpurascens (Purple Four-plated Barnacle) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Aug 2017 by SteveBurrows

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 12 Mar 2015 Recorded on
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