Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 2159dav
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Aegires citrinus  (Bergh, 1875)
Location: Shellacey Reef, Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia
70 mm
Depth: 18 m
Temperature: 21 C
FAMILY: Aegiridae


Photograph by David Mullins and Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2019

Below: 2 more juveniles found at Shellacey Reef East 12-02-2012

Below: A second white animal found at Flinders Reef west side - 12mm

Below: A very rare find! A 10mm albino juvenile (black tipped rhinophores) found at Wobby Rocks.

Egg mass (notice the Tambja victoriae to the left)

Aegires citrinus and Aegires gardineri sharing the same sponge food source

Above: adult feeding. Below: very juvenile feeding about 5mm

Juveniles have black tipped rhinophores