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Wrasse (Labridae)Olisthops cyanomelas

Herring Cale at Merimbula, NSW

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Olisthops cyanomelas at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019
Olisthops cyanomelas at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019

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Very distinctive blue flash on tail.Very fast !

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(Variegated Fan-weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Hyporhamphus australis (Eastern Sea Garfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Codium fragile (Codium fragile) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017 by LizAllen Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017 by LizAllen Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2016 by LizAllen Parma unifasciata (Girdled Scalyfin) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Mar 2016 by LizAllen Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Jan 2016 by LizAllen Brachaluteres jacksonianus (Southern Pygmy Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2015 by LizAllen Ceratosoma amoenum (Clown Nudibranch) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2015 by rickcarey
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019 by LizAllen
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019 by libbyh
Heteroscarus acroptilus (Rainbow Cale) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 May 2019 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Zanclus cornutus (Moorish Idol) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Trachurus novaezelandiae (Yellowtail Scad) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Pyura gibbosa gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 by KerriLee
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
Holopneustes purpurascens (Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Holopneustes purpurascens (Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Phlyctenanthus australis (Brain Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018 by libbyh
Asterodiscides truncatus (Asterodiscides truncatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 May 2018 by LizAllen
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 May 2018 by LizAllen
Tethya ingalli (Orange golfball sponge) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell
Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018 by LizAllen
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
Bathytoshia brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Centrostephanus rodgersii (Black Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018 by LizAllen
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Apr 2017 by LizAllen
Heliocidaris tuberculata (Heliocidaris tuberculata) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Myliobatis tenuicaudatus (Southern Eagle Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Codium fragile (Codium fragile) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Pyura sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Olisthops cyanomelas (Herring Cale) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebar Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Padina sp. (Variegated Fan-weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Hyporhamphus australis (Eastern Sea Garfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Codium fragile (Codium fragile) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017 by libbyh
Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2016 by LizAllen
Parma unifasciata (Girdled Scalyfin) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Mar 2016 by LizAllen
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Jan 2016 by LizAllen
Brachaluteres jacksonianus (Southern Pygmy Leatherjacket) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 Mar 2015 by ALCW_BDRS
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2015 by LizAllen
Ceratosoma amoenum (Clown Nudibranch) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2015 by rickcarey

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 1m - 3m Depth of sighting
  • 30 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • LizAllen Recorded by

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