Diversidoris sulphurea, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Nicola Davis
Diversidoris sulphurea, Batemans Bay, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Localised, Temperate Australasia
Body yellow with orange spots around the edge of the mantle. In NSW the spots are a bright orange colour but in other areas these spots are much paler in colour and the mantle has tiny white specks across it. Found in southern Australia from NSW to WA.
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (5% 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: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.