Globovula cavanaghi (Iredale, 1931)

Globovula cavanghi
Globovula cavanghi
Photographer: 
Steve Smith
Date: 
Friday, 19 December 2008
Location: 
Sth Solitary Island
Depth: 
16m
Distribution:

Rare in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia, from North-West Cape Western Australia around the north to Bulli in southern NSW.

Ecological Notes:

Found on the host soft coral, Dendronepthya sp. where it feeds and lays egg masses.

Additional Notes:

Grows to around 17mm in length, usually around 12mm.

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