Lamellaria sp.

Lamellaria sp.
Lamellaria sp.
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Thursday, 24 April 2014
Location: 
Low Reef, Sandy Beach
Depth: 
1m
Lamellaria sp.
Lamellaria sp.
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Thursday, 24 April 2014
Location: 
Low Reef, Sandy Beach
Depth: 
1m
Additional Notes: 

This photograph clearly shows the head and tentacles that distinguish this animal from the opisthobranch sea slugs.

Distribution:

Status unknown in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Members of this genus are distributed in oceans worldwide.

Ecological Notes:

Known to feed on colonial ascidians. May be found on the underside of rocks and coral slabs.

Additional Notes:

Lower photograph shows the head and tentacles that distinguish this animal from the opisthobranch sea slugs. Specimen pictured discovered in intertidal rock pool, length 10mm.