Hypselodoris jacksoni

Hypselodoris jacksoni
Hypselodoris jacksoni, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Tom Davis
Hypselodoris jacksoni
Hypselodoris jacksoni, Lord Howe Island, NSW, Photo: Nicola Davis
Hypselodoris jacksoni
Hypselodoris jacksoni, Coffs Harbour, NSW, Photo: Ian Shaw
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Hypselodoris jacksoni
Hypselodoris jacksoni
Hypselodoris jacksoni


Temperate Australasia


Pale coloured mantle with dark lines and raised yellow patches. Thin orange margin to mantle. Described from the SW Pacific.


Max Size: 4 cm

Sea Temperature Range: N/A

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: Infrequent (6.8% 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: Nicola Davis