Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 7947a
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Phyllidia picta  (Pruvot-Fol, 1957)
Location: Wait-a-while, Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia
Size: 15 mm
Depth: 14 m found under old coral head
Temperature: 23 C
FAMILY: Phyllidiidae
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Photographs by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2019

Above and below: Note a 35 mm 'very pale' colour form with pale yellow rhinophores and pustules from Wobby Rocks



Note: P. picta has a ventral anus and is not visible from the top, where as a similar looking
P. coelestis has an anus that is visible from the top near the back of the mantle

above: Ventral view showing foot without line