Trinchesia #9 (Ihering, 1879)

Photographer: 
C Buchanan
Date: 
Tuesday, 1 January 1991
Location: 
Split Solitary Island
Depth: 
21m
Distribution:

Possibly common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Recorded from Japan and the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.

Ecological Notes:

Found and thought to feed on hydroids. Depth to at least 21 m.

Additional Notes:

Specimen in photograph 12 mm in length.

References:

Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. p.286.