Dive Report

14-02-2021 Nudi Ledge

Feb 14, 2021

DAY/DATE

Sunday

14/02/2021

SITE/S

Nudi Ledge

Currimundi Reef

PARTICIPANTS

Julie, Terry, David

 

TYPE

Subtidal

 

MODE

Boat Dives

 

VESSEL

Rebel II

 

DIVE

1

2

SITE/S

Nudi Ledge

Nudi Ledge

SPECIES #

21

19

DURATION

83 Min

73 Min

DEPTH/RANGE

14-18 m

14-18 m

TEMP.

26 C

26 C

VIS.

12 m

12 m

SURGE

Light

Light

CURRENT

Nil

Nil

COMMENTS & OBSERVATIONS

A strong wind warning was issued for the Sunshine Coast waters however it was predicted to arrive mid to late afternoon. We took the gamble on the basis that the worst scenario would be a single dive only. Two dives were completed however, and our passage home was more comfortable than the earlier one out to the dive site. Although the wind did increase mid-morning this was attributed to a series of small scuds that soon passed. Terry didn’t allow a broken finger to interfere with his boating, diving and photography. Finds of note include Phyllidiella cooraburrama and Flabellina sp. 09 the latter being quite distinctive in the presentation of its cerata. A small (juvenile?) chromodorididae was found and although it has a ring of familiarity about it we have been unable to match it at this stage.

TOTAL SPECIES SIGHTED: 26

 

SPECIES LIST – ALPHABETICAL

Bornella anguilla 5/3
Chromodoris elisabethina 2/1
Chromodoris kuiteri 5/5
Chromodoris lochi -/1
Chromodoris sp.? 1/-
Dermatobranchus ornatus 2/-
Doriprismatica atromarginata 15/11
Flabellina exoptata -/2
Flabellina lotos 1/1
Flabellina sp. 09 -/1
Goniobranchus geometricus 1/-
Gymnodoris alba 2/-
Hexabranchus sanguineus 1/2
Phyllidia ocellata 1/1
Phyllidia picta 2/-
Phyllidiella cooraburrama 1/-
Phyllidiella lizae 2/1
Phyllidiella pustulosa 2/3
Phyllidiopsis burni -/1
Pleurolidia juliae 4/1
Pteraeolidia semperi 1/2
Roboastra luteolineata 1/1
Sagaminopteron ornatum 6/4
Sagaminopteron psychedelicum 1/-
Tritoniopsis elegans 2/1
Verconia norba -/1

SPECIES GROUPED BY ORDER

Nudibranchia
Bornella anguilla 5/3
Chromodoris elisabethina 2/1
Chromodoris kuiteri 5/5
Chromodoris lochi -/1
Chromodoris sp.? 1/-
Dermatobranchus ornatus 2/-
Doriprismatica atromarginata 15/11
Flabellina exoptata -/2
Flabellina lotos 1/1
Flabellina sp. 09 -/1
Goniobranchus geometricus 1/-
Gymnodoris alba 2/-
Hexabranchus sanguineus 1/2
Phyllidia ocellata 1/1
Phyllidia picta 2/-
Phyllidiella cooraburrama 1/-
Phyllidiella lizae 2/1
Phyllidiella pustulosa 2/3
Phyllidiopsis burni -/1
Pleurolidia juliae 4/1
Pteraeolidia semperi 1/2
Roboastra luteolineata 1/1
Tritoniopsis elegans 2/1
Verconia norba -/1

Cephalaspidea
Sagaminopteron ornatum 6/4
Sagaminopteron psychedelicum 1/-

Sacoglossa

Umbraculoidea

Pleurobranchoidea

Anaspidea

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