Friday, January 12, 2018

Species List: 10-01-2018, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Qld.

7 species sighted at La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Qld, 10-01-2018.

A single shore entry solo dive by Gary 166 minutes. Maximum depth 6.4 m, 28 C water temperature and 5 m viz.

The tidal current was practically nil and made the dive so cruisey. Myja longicornis was found in a nice round hydroid. The 28C water temp has arrived! So nice.

Number of species sighted
* Species with highest specimen count

Atys semistriatus shell -2
Goniobranchus daphne -5
Goniodoridella sp. 1 -12
Hypselodoris obscura -4
Myja longicornis -10
* Pteraeolidia semperi -24
Tenellia sibogae -1

Pteraeolidia semperi

Pteraeolidia semperi

Substrate

Pteraeolidia semperi

Myja longicornis with egg masses

Myja longicornis

Myja longicornis

Myja longicornis food source

Myja longicornis

Substrate

Goniobranchus daphne

Pteraeolidia semperi

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Hypselodoris obscura

Atys semistriatus shell

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Tenellia sibogae

Tenellia sibogae