Pseudonepanthia nigrobrunnea, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Dark brown-black colouration, pointed arms, and general body shape. It is occasionally sighted on deep reefs off northern New South Wales, with highest numbers in the Solitary Is to Byron Bay region.
Max Size: 12 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.6-25.2°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (32% 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 (3 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