Friday, May 15, 2020

Species List: 15-05-2020, Rotunda, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Qld.

16 species sighted at Rotunda, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Qld. 15-05-2020.

A single shore entry dive by Gary, Fran and Nevar of 130 minutes. Maximum depth 4.9 m, 23 C water temperature and up to 4 m viz.

Frans first dry suit dive and the river waits. Nice to get a close look at the Myja sp. Finding Placida kevinleei again after the flush was great. Again Unidentia is most common.

Species and number thereof sighted
* Species with highest specimen count

Cratena lineata -16
Doto sp. 3 -8
Eubranchus sp. 3 -1
Flabellina lotos -10
Goniodoridella sp. 1 -16
Haminoea sp. 19 shell -2
Liloa brevis shell -5
Myja sp. 1 -5
Placida kevinleei -1
Retusa sp. 5 shell -6
Retusa sp. 6 shell -1
Roxaniella leucampyx shell -1
Tenellia sp. 47 -3
* Unidentia sp. 1 -37
Unidentia sp. 2 -3
Unidentia sp. 11 -1

Entry

Frans first dive DRY!

Let's go

Substrate

Placida kevinleei

Haminoea sp. 19 

Haminoea sp. 19 

Doto sp. 3

Unidentia sp. 1

Cratena lineata

Doto sp. 3

Flabellina lotos

Substrate

Flabellina lotos

Retusa sp. 6 

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Roxaniella leucampyx 

Liloa brevis 

Unidentia sp. 1

Cratena lineata

Unidentia sp. 1

Unidentia sp. 1

Unidentia sp. 2

Tenellia sp. 47 

Unidentia sp. 1 pair

Substrate

Unidentia sp. 2

Unidentia sp. 11

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Doto sp. 3

Unidentia sp. 1

Eubranchus sp. 3 

Myja sp. 1 pair

Myja sp. 1

Myja sp. 1 pair

Myja sp. 1

Retusa sp. 5