Consistently pink colouration with much finer granules over the disc and arms than Conocladus australis. During the day it tends to live on reefs or low on sponges or gorgonians and at night it moves onto a higher perch where it unfolds to feed on plankton.
Max Size: 30 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 17.0-23.1°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney