Monday, December 3, 2018

Species List: 02-12-2018, Fish Cage, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Qld.

23 species sighted at, Fish Cage, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Qld, 02-12-2018.

A single shore morning dive by Gary and Elisha of 152 minutes. Maximum depth 5.9 m, 26 C water temperature and up to 8 m viz.

Again the river calls with offshore coditionds not suitable for boating. Elisha went with and we drifted upriver before descending before the sand flats where Colpodaspis sp. thrives. Seven animals were recorded. Two Costasiella sp. were also found. And the water temp has risen!

Species and number thereof sighted
* Species with highest specimen count

Atys semistriatus shell -1
Atys sp. 1 shell -1
Bulbaeolidia alba -1
Colpodaspis sp. 1 -7
Costasiella sp. 2 -2
Cratena lineata -4
Doto sp. 6 -5
Facelina sp. 11 -1
Flabellina rubrolineata -11
Goniodoridella savignyi -1
Goniodoridella sp. 1 -11
Gymnodoris amakusana -5
Gymnodoris sp. 17 -1
Hypselodoris obscura -2
Hypselodoris roo -1
Retusa sp. 5 shell -2
Tenellia sibogae -5
Tenellia sp. 24 -1
Tornatina sp. 1 shell -1
Unidentia sp. 1 -1
Unidentia sp. 2 -4
Unidentia sp. 5 -3
Unidentia sp. 7 -1

Entry

Elisha ready to go

Colpodaspis sp. 1

Sand flats

Tornatina sp. 1

Substrate

Colpodaspis sp. 1 pair

Costasiella sp. 2

Costasiella sp. 2

Flabellina rubrolineata

Doto sp. 6 pair with eggs

Substrate

Doto sp. 6

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Colpodaspis sp. 1

Unidentia sp. 7

Hypselodoris roo

Retusa sp. 5

Goniodoridella savignyi

Unidentia sp. 2

Facelina sp. 11

Hypselodoris obscura

Unidentia sp. 5

Hypselodoris obscura

Gymnodoris amakusana

Fish Cage

Flabellina rubrolineata

Tenellia sibogae

Tenellia sibogae

Flabellina rubrolineata

Unidentia sp. 1

Tenellia sp. 24

Atys semistriatus

Gymnodoris sp. 17

Bulbaeolidia alba

Gymnodoris amakusana

Unidentia sp. 5 pair