Parsley Bay and Surrounds Marine Invertebrates

Marine invertebrates sighted at Parsley Bay and surrounds in southern Sydney Harbour (supplemented with 20+ years of personal observational data from Rob Hitchen).

Acorn Dogwhelk 1
Nassarius glans
Magnificent Volute 2
Cymbiola magnifica
Variegated limpet 4
Cellana tramoserica
Red-lined Bubble Snail 5
Bullina lineata
Brown-lined Paperbubble 6
Hydatina physis
Pancake Aphelodoris 7
Aphelodoris varia
Lemon Lolly Doris 8
Doris chrysoderma
Bennett's Hypselodoris 7
Hypselodoris bennetti
Clown Doris 2
Ceratosoma amoenum
Splendid Goniobranch 10
Goniobranchus splendidus
Black-margined Nudibranch 11
Doriprismatica atromarginata
Blunt-end Seahare 13
Dolabella auricularia
Elephant Snail 14
Scutus antipodes
Luminous bay squid 15
Uroteuthis noctiluca
Southern Reef Squid 16
Sepioteuthis australis
Striped Pyjama Bottletail 17
Sepioloidea lineolata
Reaper Cuttlefish 8
Sepia mestus
Mourning Cuttlefish 19
Sepia plangon
Blue-lined Octopus 20
Hapalochlaena fasciata
Lesser Blue-ringed Octopus 21
Hapalochlaena maculosa
Red Rock Crab 25
Guinusia chabrus
Anemone Hermit Crab 26
Dardanus pedunculatus
Stridulating Hermit Crab 28
Strigopagurus strigimanus
Hinged-Beaked Prawn 29
Rhynchocinetes serratus
rock-pool shrimp 30
Palaemon serenus
Sand Striker 31
Eunice aphroditois
Eunice dharasti 32
Eunice dharastii
Green coral 33
Plesiastrea versipora
White-striped Anemone 34
Anthothoe albocincta
Indo-Pacific Comb Star 29
Astropecten polyacanthus
Long-spined Sea Urchin 35
Centrostephanus rodgersii

Edited by joseph_dibattista, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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