29
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10 other animals
5 mollusks
2 chromists
5 plants
7 ray-finned fishes

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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June 21, 2019 04:35 PM ACST

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Sea Lettuces Genus Ulva

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:35 PM ACST

Description

Common in shallows on limestone reef

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:36 PM ACST

Description

Several colonies sighted on limestone reef, including some exceeding or close to 1 square metre.

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Australian Horse Conch Australaria australasia

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:36 PM ACST

Description

Photographed as sighted

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June 21, 2019 04:36 PM ACST

Description

Common

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Sea Rimu Caulerpa brownii

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June 21, 2019 04:37 PM ACST

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June 21, 2019 04:38 PM ACST

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Coralline Algae Order Corallinales

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:39 PM ACST

Description

Subject is central algae

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:40 PM ACST

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Common Warrener Lunella undulata

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June 21, 2019 04:40 PM ACST

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Dusky Morwong Dactylophora nigricans

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:41 PM ACST

Description

Several juveniles about.

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Granular Sea Star Uniophora granifera

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:41 PM ACST

Description

Several sighted and photographed. Each image is a different individual

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Western Pacific Purple Sea Urchin Heliocidaris erythrogramma

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:42 PM ACST

Description

Several sighted in nooks and crannies and under shelfing reef

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:42 PM ACST

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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June 21, 2019 04:42 PM ACST

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June 21, 2019 04:43 PM ACST

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:43 PM ACST

Description

Under a low shelf

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Abalone and Pāua Genus Haliotis

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:43 PM ACST

Description

Several seen mostly in nooks

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Spinytail Leatherjacket Acanthaluteres brownii

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June 21, 2019 04:45 PM ACST

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June 21, 2019 04:45 PM ACST

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June 21, 2019 04:45 PM ACST

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Silver Drummer Kyphosus sydneyanus

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:47 PM ACST

Description

Subject is school of deep-bodied fishes in middle-ground of image

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Sea Peaches Genus Halocynthia

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:48 PM ACST

Description

Blue spots around mouth caught my eye

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Mauve-mouth Ascidian Herdmania grandis

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:48 PM ACST

Description

Several sighted. Each image is a different individual

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Gastropods Class Gastropoda

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June 21, 2019 04:49 PM ACST

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Spinytail Leatherjacket Acanthaluteres brownii

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June 21, 2019 04:50 PM ACST

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Southern Hermit Crab Paguristes brevirostris

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:50 PM ACST

Description

I saw the animal briefly before it withdrew into the shell. Am familiar with the species and it def. wasn't Paguristes frontalis, which might also occupy such a shell.

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Ringed Puffer Omegophora armilla

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:54 PM ACST

Description

Single animal sighted. Quite approachable.

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Smooth Toadfish Tetractenos glaber

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:55 PM ACST

Description

Urmistakeable to my eye, but the photo is poor. Sorry. Am very familiar with this species.

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Ladder Ascidian Botrylloides leachii

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:55 PM ACST

Description

Single colony sighted.

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Golden Decorator Crab Naxia aurita

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:56 PM ACST

Description

Possibly Naxia aurita, but the carapace looked too broad and the claws too large... at least when compared to smaller individuals I've encountered

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Cactus Caulerpa Caulerpa cactoides

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Date

June 21, 2019 04:57 PM ACST

Description

A few small patches of this

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June 21, 2019 04:57 PM ACST

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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June 21, 2019 04:58 PM ACST