Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Species List: 11-11-2018, Coles Hole, Gneering Shoals, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Qld.

22 species sighted at, Coles Hole, Gneering Shoals, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Qld, 11-11-2018.

A double dive by Gary and Sunreef of 59 and 50 minutes. Maximum depth 21.2 m, 22 C water temperature and up to 10 m viz.

Today was Nudibranch Day at Sunreef Scuba. We thought the weather was bit rough but all good. We also chose a deeper site to escape the surge which worked out fine. Some very interesting nudibranchs were found.

Species and number thereof sighted dive 1/dive 2
** Species found after viewing photo
* Species with highest specimen count

Ardeadoris rubroannulata 1/-
Berthella martensi 1/-
Caloria indica 1/-
Chromodoris elisabethina 1/4
Cratena lineata 1/-
Doriprismatica atromarginata 3/1
Glossodoris rufomarginata -/3
** Goniobranchus collingwoodi juvenile 1/-
Goniobranchus sp. 7 1/-
Goniobranchus splendidus 3/2
Halgerda aurantiomaculata 1/-
* Hypselodoris jacksoni 3/4
Hypselodoris tryoni -/1
Mexichromis trilineata -/1
Phyllidia ocellata -/1
Phyllidiella lizae 1/1
Phyllidiella pustulosa 2/1
Phyllidiopsis burni 1-
Pleurolidia juliae 2/-
** Sagaminopteron psychedelicum -/1
Tambja victoriae 1/-
Thuridilla splendens 1/1

Getting ready


Chromodoris elisabethina

Caloria indica

Cratena lineata

Phyllidiella pustulosa

Goniobranchus collingwoodi juvenile

Thuridilla splendens

Hypselodoris jacksoni

Goniobranchus splendidus

Halgerda aurantiomaculata

Pleurolidia juliae

Hypselodoris jacksoni

Phyllidiopsis burni

Tambja victoriae

Ardeadoris rubroannulata 

Goniobranchus sp. 7

Berthella martensi

Phyllidiella lizae

Our ride

Phyllidia ocellata

Hypselodoris tryoni

Glossodoris rufomarginata

Phyllidiella lizae

Sagaminopteron psychedelicum

Mexichromis trilineata

Doriprismatica atromarginata