Nectria macrobrachia, Chain of Bays, SA, Photo: Andrew Green
Nectria macrobrachia, Albany, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Nectria macrobrachia, Wilsons Promontory, Vic, Photo: Andrew Green
Nectria macrobrachia, Rottnest Is, WA, Photo: Andrew Green
Smallest of the Nectria species and can be recognised by the crowded tabulae, with concave upper surfaces, which extend to the ends of the arms. The colour is usually pale orange or pink, with darker arm tips.
Max Size: 12 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 12.5-22.7°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (23% 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 (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.