Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Species List: 23-06-2020, Rotunda, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Qld.

22 species sighted at Rotunda, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Qld. 23-06-2020.

A single shore entry dive by Gary, Tracey and Harvey of 242 minutes. Maximum depth 5.1 m, 20 C water temperature up to 5 m viz.

Tracey and Harvey are here on the Coast for some river madness. The winter time is here. &C air temp when I left home 10C at gears, 20C water temp like a bath! Another new Tornatina shell was recorded short and stumpy with opaque white band. Three Costasiella kuroshimae were also recorded which is always a happy time!

Species and number thereof sighted
* Species with highest specimen count

Atys semistriatus shell -2
Atys sp. 8 shell -1
Costasiella kuroshimae -3
Cratena lineata -51
Facelina sp. 3 -1
Facelina sp. 11 -2
Flabellina lotos -48
Flabellina sp. 9 -1
Goniodoridella savignyi -6
* Goniodoridella sp. 1 -59
Goniodoridella sp. 6 -2
Haminoea sp. 17 shell -1
Hypselodoris obscura -6
Liloa brevis shell -4
Retusa sp. 5 shell -6
Tenellia sp. 47 -1
Tornatina sp. 8 shell -1 NEW SPECIES (Bob Burn searching for name)
Unidentia sp. 1 -36
Unidentia sp. 2 -1
Unidentia sp. 3 -18
Unidentia sp. 4 -1
Unidentia sp. 14 -1

Early entry

Posers!

Substrate

Substrate

Substrate

Hypselodoris obscura

Flabellina lotos 

Goniodoridella sp. 1

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Searching

Unidentia sp. 1

Costasiella kuroshimae 

Substrate

Unidentia sp. 1

Cratena lineata

Unidentia sp. 14

Hypselodoris obscura

Unidentia sp. 1 pale colour-form

Tornatina sp. 8 shell  NEW SPECIES

Retusa sp. 5

Retusa sp. 5

Liloa brevis 

Goniodoridella sp. 6

Flabellina lotos 

Retusa sp. 5 

Flabellina lotos 

Flabellina lotos 

Goniodoridella sp. 1 

Unidentia sp. 3

Liloa brevis

Atys sp. 8

Atys semistriatus

Goniodoridella savignyi 

Facelina sp. 11

Costasiella kuroshimae

Costasiella kuroshimae



Haminoea sp. 17

Tenellia sp. 47

Goniodoridella savignyi

Unidentia sp. 14

Retusa sp. 5

Tornatina sp. 8 shell  NEW SPECIES

Flabellina sp. 9

Goniodoridella sp. 6

Facelina sp. 3