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Salps,Thaliaceans at Tura Beach, NSW

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Class: Thaliacea at Tura Beach, NSW - 28 Jun 2020
Class: Thaliacea at Tura Beach, NSW - 28 Jun 2020
Class: Thaliacea at Tura Beach, NSW - 28 Jun 2020

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Will try & add this to Tunicates,I have seen them before but they must still be in' Unidentified.'

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Jennyncmg wrote:
   29 Jun 2020
It looks like Thalia democratica - I did an article on salps for NCMG. Try these to see if you agree
NCMG page/learn/marine articles
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zAcqpPOgICzkn9G2hq0t4N9RnDuppyyp/view
LizAllen wrote:
   30 Jun 2020
Jenny ,Thankyou very much ,read the article ,They are exactly what I saw......also saw some with the pinkish gut a few years ago.There were only a few of the larger ones& 1000s 0f the tiny ones.
I will try to add T.democratica to the species list .

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Pyrosoma atlantica at Tura Beach, NSW - 28 Jun 2020 by LizAllen
Thinornis rubricollis (Hooded Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 23 Mar 2020 by LizAllen
Spirula spirula (Ram's Horn Squid) at Tura Beach, NSW - 18 Jan 2020 by LizAllen
Thalassarche cauta (Shy Albatross) at Tura Beach, NSW - 17 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Haematopus longirostris (Pied Oystercatcher) at Tura Beach, NSW - 14 Jul 2019 by LizAllen
Gymnopus sp. at Tura Beach, NSW - 22 Apr 2019 by LizAllen
Haematopus longirostris (Pied Oystercatcher) at Tura Beach, NSW - 16 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo) at Tura Beach, NSW - 16 Dec 2018 by LizAllen
Charadrius ruficapillus (Red-capped Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 17 Nov 2018 by LizAllen
Pluvialis fulva (Pacific Golden Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 4 Nov 2018 by LizAllen
Charadrius ruficapillus (Red-capped Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 4 Nov 2018 by LizAllen
Thinornis rubricollis (Hooded Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 16 Oct 2018 by LizAllen
Velella velella (By-the-wind Sailor) at Tura Beach, NSW - 20 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Lepas anserifera (Goose Barnacle) at Tura Beach, NSW - 26 Dec 2017 by LizAllen
Catostylus mosaicus (Blue Blubber) at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Nov 2017 by LizAllen
Thinornis rubricollis (Hooded Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 7 Sep 2017 by Leo
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Tura Beach, NSW - 8 Jan 2017 by LizAllen
Thinornis rubricollis (Hooded Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 23 Jul 2016 by LizAllen
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Tura Beach, NSW - 13 Sep 2013 by ALCW_BDRS
Thinornis rubricollis (Hooded Plover) at Tura Beach, NSW - 2 Dec 2011 by ALCW_BDRS

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 28 Jun 2020 Recorded on
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