Nectria wilsoni, Albany, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Tabulae with concave upper surfaces and numerous small, rounded granules; the tabulae are well separated from each other by gaps and are restricted to the central section of the body. The arms are narrower and pointier than similar species, and lacking tabulae with gaps between. This species occurs in slightly more sheltered habitats than other Nectria species and is occasionally observed in seagrass meadows.
Max Size: 20 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 14.4-22.7°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef, Seagrass
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (12% 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: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney