Jorunna sp.

Jorunna sp.
Jorunna sp.
Photographer: 
Bob Edgar
Date: 
Sunday, 12 January 2014
Location: 
Nth Solitary Island
Depth: 
12m
Jorunna sp.
Jorunna sp.
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Friday, 17 January 2014
Location: 
NW Solitary Island
Depth: 
10m
Distribution:

Moderately common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Undescribed species presently known from central New South Wales to southern Queensland.

Ecological Notes:

Found in areas of rich benthic fauna amongst shell rubble and edges of rocky reef. Feeds on sponges. Depth to at least 15 m.

Additional Notes:

This species has a yellowish golden body with regularly spaced black spots. The rhinophores are black, gills are translucent whitish/grey with black edges, and there is a large black spot or stripe on the posterior tip the foot. Grows to 20 mm.

References:

Australian Museum, Sea Slug Forum. http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/jorusp2. Accessed 12/08/18.