Gold And Purple Goniobranchus , purple dotted nudibranch
Goniobranchus aureopurpureus, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Goniobranchus aureopurpureus, QLD, Australia, Photo: Tom Davis
Goniobranchus aureopurpureus, NSW, Australia, Photo: Nicola Davis
White mantle with yellow to brown spots. Large purple spots around edge of mantle.
Max Size: 5 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 16.2-25.2°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Rare (1% 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.