Hypselodoris saintvincentia, Fremantle, WA, Photo: Tom Davis
Dark blue body covered in yellow & navy spots. Dark red gills and rhinophores with white markings or lines on both. Localised to Western Australia and South Australia. Two very similar species, one endemic to the eastern seaboard of Australia Hypselodoris obscura and Hypselodoris infucata which is widespread throughout the Indo-Pacific.
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (3% 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.