Goniobranchus hunterae, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Tom Davis
Goniobranchus hunterae, Sydney, NSW, Photo: Ian Shaw
White Body with red spots and semi-translucent yellow margin to mantle. Gills and rhinophores are white. There are several similar species in NSW, Australia including Goniobranchus loringi, Goniobranchus daphne, Goniobranchus splendidus, Goniobranchus tasmaniensus, Verconia haliclona.
Sea Temperature Range: 16.2-24.6°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 (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.