Olive green body with dark tips to the rhinophores and a thin black line along the margin of the parapodia. The parapodia are very large in comparison with those of other species in the family and have a ruffled appearance. The species occurs commonly along the southern west coast, where it feeds on species of Caulerpa.
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Vulnerable
Occurrence: Common (22% 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.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney