Light coloured body, usually with a row of orange spots around the outer margin and fine orange spots on the back. Animals living in the western part of the range generally have a pink background, whereas those from Tasmania are white. The species is moderately common and is often associated with the sponge Aplysilla rosea.
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (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: 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