Cyerce cf. pavonina

Cyerce cf. pavonina
Cyerce cf. pavonina
Photographer: 
Matt Nimbs
Date: 
Sunday, 1 February 2015
Location: 
Bare Bluff, Sandy Beach
Depth: 
1m
Cyerce cf. pavonina
Cyerce cf. pavonina
Photographer: 
Carol Buchanan
Date: 
Saturday, 1 May 1993
Location: 
Split Solitary Island
Distribution:

Probably uncommon in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Recorded from the Indian Ocean at Tanzania and Reunion Island and in the Pacific Ocean at the Marshall Islands. In Australia from Heron Island and the Sunshine Coast.

Ecological Notes:

Known to inhabit intertidal and shallow subtidal flats, often discovered under dead coral slabs and rocks.

Additional Notes:

Coffs Harbour possibly southern record for New South Wales. Grows to 35mm.

References:

Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. p.82.

Australian Museum, Sea Slug Forum. http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/21890. Accessed 24/07/18.