Polycera capensis, Port Stephens, NSW, Photo: Nicola Davis
A species from South Africa that is believed to have arrived in NSW, Australia via boat bilge water.
Max Size: 7 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 14.9-24.6°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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.