Goniobranchus hunterae

Hunters chromodoris | Nudibranch | Chromodoris hunterae
Goniobranchus hunterae
Goniobranchus hunterae, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Tom Davis
Goniobranchus hunterae
Goniobranchus hunterae, Sydney, NSW, Photo: Ian Shaw
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Goniobranchus hunterae
Goniobranchus hunterae




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.


Max Size: N/A cm

Sea Temperature Range: 16.2-24.6°C

Depth: N/A

Habitat Generalization Index: N/A

Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.

Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Not Evaluated

Occurrence: Rare (0.7% 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.

Edit by: Nicola Davis