Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Species List: 26-06-2020, Rotunda, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Qld.

26 species sighted at Rotunda, La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Qld. 27-06-2020.

A single shore entry dive by Gary, Fran, Never, Tracey and Harvey of 249 minutes. Maximum depth 5.0 m, 19 C water temperature up to 10 m viz.

While the kids are in town a diving we will go! Winter clear water quite a treat. Another new species was found today! Cerberilla sp. 4 with oral tentacles twice as wise as the body is long. Two of us today recorded Elysia sp. 30! Always great to record Costasiella kuroshimae x4. Polycera sp. 6 was another great find!

Species and number thereof sighted
* Species with highest specimen count

Atys semistriatus shell -2
Atys sp. 8 shell -1
Bulbaeolidia alba -3
Cerberilla sp. 4 -1 NEW SPECIES
Costasiella kuroshimae -4
Cratena lineata -23
Elysia sp. 30 -2
Eubranchus sp. 3 -3
Facelina bourailli -2
Facelina sp. 11 -1
Flabellina lotos -33
Goniodoridella savignyi -3
Goniodoridella sp. 1 -44
Goniodoridella sp. 5 -1
Haminoea sp. 18 shell -1
Hypselodoris obscura -4
Liloa brevis shell -12
Polycera sp. 6 -1
Retusa sp. 5 shell -4
Roxaniella leucampyx shell -2
Tenellia sp. 24 -1
* Unidentia sp. 1 -49
Unidentia sp. 2 -4
Unidentia sp. 3 -1
Unidentia sp. 9 -1
Unidentia sp. 11 -3

Early entry

Ready

Cratena lineata

Flabellina lotos 

Unidentia sp. 1

Goniodoridella savignyi

Atys semistriatus

Facelina bourailli 

Retusa sp. 5

Liloa brevis

Goniodoridella sp. 1

Bulbaeolidia alba

Tracey shooting

HI Harvey!

Unidentia sp. 1

Substrate

Unidentia sp. 1 x3

Following me?

Hypselodoris obscura

Goniodoridella savignyi

Flabellina lotos

Retusa sp. 5

Roxaniella leucampyx

Flabellina lotos by a thread

Cratena lineata

This guy followed me...

Looking up at channel marker

Retusa sp. 6

Liloa brevis

Okenia sp. 4 

Cratena lineata

Unidentia sp. 11

Unidentia sp. 11

Costasiella kuroshimae 

Costasiella kuroshimae 

Eubranchus sp. 3

Flabellina lotos

Goniodoridella savignyi

Unidentia sp. 11

Goniodoridella sp. 12  NEW SPECIES

Substrate

Bulla sp. 2  NEW SPECIES

Bulla sp. 2  NEW SPECIES

Bulla sp. 2  NEW SPECIES

Liloa brevis

The walk the pose

Ready to go!

Unidentia sp. 4

Dendrodoris denisoni

Facelina sp. 11

Tenellia sp. 24