Monday, June 27, 2011

Species List 27-06-2011 the Trench











20 Species found at the Trench. 10-15m viz, 10-15kt winds, rain, overcast day. 1st dive/2nd dive.
*most species found this outing

Chelidonura inornata /1
Chromodoris albonares 1
Chromodoris cf. lochi 1/3 (4th photo)
Chromodoris elisabethina 2/2
Chromodoris kuiteri 1
Flabellina rubrolineata 1/1 (3rd photo)
Glossodoris atromarginata 4/4
Glossodoris vespa /2
Halgerda cf. elegans 1 (5th photo)
Hexabranchus sanguineus 1 (8th photo)
Hypselodoris jacksoni /2
Phyllidia coelestis 1
Phyllidia ocellata 1/1 (9th photo)
Phyllidia exquisita 1 (7th photo)
Phyllidia picta 1 (1st photo)
Phyllidiella lizae 1
Phyllidiella pustulosa 3/5
Tambja tenuilineata 1/1 (2nd photo)
Tambja victoriae /1
Thuridilla splendens /1

Friday, June 24, 2011

Species List 24-06-2011 Shelly Reef, Caloundra











20 Species found at Shelly Reef, sunny morning turning to cloudy SEstr. 10m viz, 17C water temp. 1st dive/2nd dive.
*most species found this outing

Bornella anguilla 1/1 (5th photo)
Ceratosoma magnificum 2/1 (2nd photo)
Chromodoris splendida 1/3 (8th photo)
Dermatobranchus cf. primus 1 (9th photo)
Dermatobranchus ornatus /1
Dermatobranchus sp. 2 1
Diversidoris aurantionodulosa 1 (1st photo)
Glossodoris atromarginata 6/11
Goniodoridella savignyi 1
Hypselodoris obscura 4/1
Marionia cyanobranchiata /1 (3rd photo)
Pectenodoris trilineata 1
Phyllidia ocellata 1/1
Phyllidia picta 1 (7th photo)
Phyllidiella lizae 2
Phyllidiella pustulosa 2/1
Pteraeolidia ianthina 3
*Sagaminopteron ornatum 19/19 (4th photo)
Trapania cf. aurata /3
Tritoniopsis alba 1/2

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Species List 21-06-2011 Shelley Beach Reef











12 Species found at Shelley Reef, single dive, 9m depth, 18C water temp, 8-9m viz, light winds sunny.
*most species found in this outing

Chromodoris splendida 2 (4th photo)
Glossodoris atromarginata 5 (8th photo)
Hypselodoris kanga 2 (2nd photo)
Hypselodoris obscura 1
Jorunna sp.3 1 (1st photo)
Pectenodoris trilineata 2 (6th photo)
Phyllidia ocellata 3 (3rd photo)
Phyllidia picta 1 (9th photo)
Phyllidiella pustulosa 1
Pteraeolidia ianthina 4
*Sagaminopteron ornatum 14 (7th photo)
Tritoniopsis alba 1 (5th photo)

Monday, June 20, 2011

Species List 20-06-2011 Flinders Reef east side, Moreton Island











14 Species found at Flinders Reef, light winds, 15m viz, 1st dive/2nd dive.
*most species found this outing.

Berthellina citrina 2/1 (8th photo)
Chromodoris albonares 1 (1st photo)
Chromodoris decora 1
*Chromodoris elisabethina 10/6
Dermatobranchus fortunata /1 - Our 463rd species! (3rd and 4th photos)
Elysia ornata 1
Halgerda tessellata 1 (9th photo)
Noumea flava 2 (5th photo)
Noumea norba /1
Noumea simplex 1
Phyllidiella lizae /1
Phyllidiella pustulosa 3/1
Thuridilla gracilis 1
Thuridilla sp. 4? 1

Bottom photo David in branching mode! video

Species List 19-06-2011 Currimundi









9 species found at Shelly @ Dickys, 10 species found at Forskali Park (14 species in total), 5-8m viz, light south-westerly, light surge. 1st dive/2nd dive

*most species found this outing.

Aegires citrinus /1 (4th photo)
Aplysia parvula /10
Bornella anguilla 2/ (7th photo)
Chromodoris splendida 1/2
Glossodoris aff. averni /3
Glossodoris atromarginata 13/4
Goniodoridiella savignyi 1/ (6th photo)
Hoplodoris sp.1 1/ - Our 462 species! (2nd photo)

Hypselodoirs zephyra /1
Phyllidiella lizae 4/1
Phyllidiella pustulosa 2/2
*Sagaminopteron ornatum 14/4 (1st photo)
Trapania cf. aurata 1/ (5th photo)
Tritoniopsis alba /2 (8th photo)

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Species List 14-06-2011 Wobby Rocks










11 Species found at Wobby Rocks, 10-15m viz, light westerly winds early and 2m sea that means surge! 1st dive/2nd dive.
*most species found this outing

Chromodoris aspersa /2 (5th photo)
Chelidonura inornata 1 (4th photo)
Chromodoris albonares 1 (1st photo)
Chromodoris elisabethina 1
Chromodoris rufomaculata /1
Glossodoris atromarginata 1/1
Jorunna sp. 3 /1
Noumea simplex 1
Phyllidiella lizae /1
*Phyllidiella pustulosa 2/3 (2nd photo)
Thuridilla splendens 2/1

And a pink and black spotted flatworm We have never seen before! (3rd photo)