Omegophora armilla, Hobart, TAS, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Rounded body with a distinctive fawn patch encircled by a large black ring around the base of the pectoral fin. The western animals have a less rounded body than southern animals and fine blue spots on the back, so two species are probably involved.
Max Size: 25 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 11.0-23.0°C
Depth: 4-146 m
Habitat: Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (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: 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