Pleurobranchus hilli, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Nicola Davis
Pleurobranchus hilli, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Tom Davis
Colour varies from orange to dark purple. Body covered in rounded papillae. Can grow up to 30cm.
Max Size: 30 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 16.4-22.6°C
Habitat: Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% 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.