Thursday, August 5, 2010

Species List 05-08-10 Flinders Reef, Moreton Island

16 Species found, 20 m viz no surge, pleasent!
*most animals of a species found today.
The photo of David searching a bommie (bottom photo) was quite exciting! We found many critters!!

Chromodoris lochi
Chromodoris splendida
Elysia ornata
Elysia sp. 5
Elysia sp. 6 (4th photo mating pair)
Elysia sp. 7 (8th photo mating pair)
Glossodoris rubroannulata (7th photo)
Phyllidiella pustulosa
Thuridilla carlsoni
Thuridilla cf. gracilis (5th photo)
*Thuridilla gracilis
Thuridilla livida
Thuridilla neona (top photo)
Thuridilla sp. 3 (3rd and 9th photo) Our 426th species!
Thuridilla splendens
Trinchesia ornata

YES I know big Reticulate Ray and delicious Flathead where seen too!