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Silver Trevally Pseudocaranx georgianus

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January 11, 2019 10:53 AM ACDT

Description

Had macro lens attached, so the shot is terrible... but could be enough for an ID..?

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Sea Urchins and Sea Cucumbers Subphylum Echinozoa

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January 11, 2019 10:54 AM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 10:55 AM ACDT

Description

On jetty pile.

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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January 11, 2019 10:55 AM ACDT

Description

On jetty pile.

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Biscuit Star Pentagonaster duebeni

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January 11, 2019 11:00 AM ACDT

Description

Only one sighted. At approx 5m depth, beneath fallen (old) jetty section.

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Polychaete Worms Class Polychaeta

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January 11, 2019 11:04 AM ACDT

Description

This unfamiliar worm was squirming its way through midwater. It was very fast moving (in its squirming motion) but slow moving in terms of its overal movement. it was quite hypnotic to watch.

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Magpie Perch Cheilodactylus nigripes

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January 11, 2019 11:07 AM ACDT

Description

Common and abundant (but widely distributed)

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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January 11, 2019 11:08 AM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 11:14 AM ACDT

Description

North of old jetty, close inshore.

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Yellowhead Hulafish Trachinops noarlungae

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January 11, 2019 11:15 AM ACDT

Description

Hanging around rocky reef. Seemed attached to a particular ledge/boulder recess.

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Southern Rock Lobster Jasus edwardsii

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January 11, 2019 11:18 AM ACDT

Description

Single animal sighted. Picture is correct vertical orientation... animal was clinging to the roof of its den.

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Rough Bullseye Pempheris klunzingeri

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January 11, 2019 11:19 AM ACDT

Description

Lurking in shadows beneath boulders. Several small groups sighted. Poor photos, sorry.

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Dusky Morwong Dactylophora nigricans

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January 11, 2019 11:23 AM ACDT

Description

Had macro lens attached. Bad photo, but confident ID. Several sighted, widely distributed.

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Variegated Limpet Cellana tramoserica

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January 11, 2019 11:25 AM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 11:32 AM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 11:33 AM ACDT

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Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

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January 11, 2019 11:36 AM ACDT

Description

Algae, bryozoan or hydrozoan?

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Blackthroat Threefin Helcogramma decurrens

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January 11, 2019 11:41 AM ACDT

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Western Jumping Blenny Lepidoblennius marmoratus

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January 11, 2019 11:45 AM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 11:46 AM ACDT

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Warty Twig Seaweed Scaberia agardhii

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January 11, 2019 11:48 AM ACDT

Description

Common in this vicinity, but not dominant.

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January 11, 2019 11:48 AM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 02:00 PM ACDT

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Common Biscuit Star Tosia australis

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January 11, 2019 02:07 PM ACDT

Description

Close to seabed in approx 1.5m of water

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Bluespotted Goatfish Upeneichthys vlamingii

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January 11, 2019 02:07 PM ACDT

Description

This was the most intensely coloured goatfish I've ever seen! Sorry, fast subject and wrong lens fitted.

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Warty Twig Seaweed Scaberia agardhii

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January 11, 2019 02:10 PM ACDT

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Sea Nymph Amphibolis antarctica

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January 11, 2019 02:10 PM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 02:10 PM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 02:11 PM ACDT

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Magpie Perch Cheilodactylus nigripes

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January 11, 2019 02:13 PM ACDT

Description

Several sighted. Mostly juvenile. Sorry, bad photos.

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Pink Golfball Sponge Tethya bergquistae

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January 11, 2019 02:14 PM ACDT

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January 11, 2019 02:14 PM ACDT

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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January 11, 2019 02:15 PM ACDT

Description

Also note the presence of a Clarrie's hermit crab on the front lip of the sponge.

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January 11, 2019 02:16 PM ACDT

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Cream Honeycomb Sponge Holopsamma laminaefavosa

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January 11, 2019 02:18 PM ACDT

Description

In shaded crevice between two boulders/outcrops

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Overgrowing Tunicates Family Didemnidae

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January 11, 2019 02:20 PM ACDT

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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January 11, 2019 02:22 PM ACDT

Description

Subject is bright yellow sponge. Orange sponge is also of interested and I may fork out a 2nd sighting for it. Two sponges in the two photos are presumed to be the same species.

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January 11, 2019 02:24 PM ACDT

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Biscuit Star Pentagonaster duebeni

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January 11, 2019 02:25 PM ACDT

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Rock-pool Shrimp Palaemon serenus

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January 11, 2019 02:26 PM ACDT

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Clarrie's Hermit Crab Pagurixus handrecki

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January 11, 2019 02:27 PM ACDT

Description

Several sighted.

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Gastropods Class Gastropoda

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January 11, 2019 02:29 PM ACDT

Description

Subject is large mollusc in shade, RHS of yellow sponge.

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January 11, 2019 02:30 PM ACDT

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Western Jumping Blenny Lepidoblennius marmoratus

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January 11, 2019 02:34 PM ACDT

Description

At least four animals on this one particular boulder in the shallows.

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Common Hermit Crab Paguristes frontalis

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January 11, 2019 02:36 PM ACDT

Description

Dead, or discarded/shell and exoskeleton?

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January 11, 2019 02:41 PM ACDT

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Dusky Morwong Dactylophora nigricans

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January 11, 2019 02:46 PM ACDT

Description

All shots of single juvenile. The "dark mode" activation was particularly interesting to observe. I've seen adults change their patterning as they swim between habitats, but I'd never seen the whole fish turn dark like this before!

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Eelgrasses Genus Zostera

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January 11, 2019 02:46 PM ACDT