SEA SLUGS

AND  OTHER  MARINE  INVERTEBRATES  OF  THE  TWEED - BYRON  COAST,  AUSTRALIA.

CNIDARIA

CLASS : HYDROZOA
SUBCLASS : ANTHOATHECATA
ORDER : FILIFERA


FAMILY : BOUGAINVILLIIDAE
Bougainvillia sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Bougainvillia sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Lizzia sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Koellikerina sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : CYTAEIDIDAE
Cytaeis sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Cytaeis sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : EUDENDRIIDAE
Eudendrium sp - Brunswick River
Eudendrium sp - Hastings Point
Eudendrium sp - Hastings Point
Eudendrium sp - Brunswick River

FAMILY : HYDRACTINIIDAE
Stylactaria betkensis - Brunswick River

FAMILY : OCEANIDAE
Turritopsis lata - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : PANDEIDAE
Merga violacea ? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Dissonema sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : PROBOSCIDACTYLIDAE
Proboscidactyla tropica? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Proboscidactyla sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : PROTIARIDAE
Halitiara sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILIES : ?
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

ORDER : CAPITATA


FAMILY : CORYMORPHIDAE
Corymorpha sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Corymorpha bigelowi - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Euphysa scintillans - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : CORYNIDAE
Coryne sp - Hastings Point
Stauridiosarsia sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Coryne eximia - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Coryne sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Sarsia sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : PENNARIIDAE
Pennaria disticha - Brunswick R. & Hastings Point

FAMILY : PORPITIDAE
Porpita porpita - Planktonic, Hastings Point & Brunswick River
Velella velella - Planktonic, Hastings Point & Brunswick River

FAMILY : SOLANDERIIDAE
Solanderia sp - Gold Coast Seaway

FAMILY : TUBULARIIDAE
Ectopleura sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Ectopleura sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Hastings Point

FAMILY : ZANCLEIDAE
Zanclea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

CLASS : HYDROZOA
ORDER : SIPHONOPHORAE
SUBORDER : PHYSONECTAE

FAMILY : AGALMIDAE
Nanomia bijuga - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : FORSKALIIDAE
Forskalia sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

SUBORDER : CALYSOPHORAE

FAMILY : SPHAERONECTIDAE
Sphaeronectes sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : ABYLIDAE
Enneagonum hyalinum - Planktonic, Brunswick Beach
Bassia bassensis - Planktonic, Brunswick Beach
Abylopsis eschscholtzii - Planktonic, Brunswick Beach
Abylopsis tetragona - Planktonic, Brunswick Beach

FAMILY : DIPHYIDAE
Chelophyes sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Chelophyes appendiculata - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Muggiaea sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Lensia conoidea? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Diphyes dispar - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

SUBORDER : CYSTONECTAE

FAMILY : PHYSALIIDAE
Physalia sp - Planktonic, Hastings Pt & Brunswick R.
Physalia utriculus - Planktonic, Hastings Pt & Brunswick R.

FAMILY : RHIZOPHYSIDAE
Rhizophysa eysenhardti - Planktonic, Brunswick R.

CLASS : HYDROZOA
ORDER : LEPTOTHECATA

FAMILIES : ?
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : AGLAOPHENIIDAE
Macrorhynchia philippina - Brunswick R & G.C.Seaway

FAMILY : AEQUOREIDAE
Aldersladia magnificus - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Zygocanna sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Zygocanna sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aequorea sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : CAMPANULARIIDAE
Clytia hemisphaerica - Brunswick River
Clytia sp medusa - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Obelia sp - On pumice, Brunswick Heads
Obelia sp medusa - Pelagic, Brunswick River
Obelia sp - On flotsam, Brunswick Heads
Campanularia sp? - Hastings Pt
Orthopyxis sp - Seagull Rocks
Orthopyxis sp - Hastings Point
Orthopyxis sp - Hastings Point

FAMILY : CIRRHOLOVENIIDAE
Cirrholovenia tetranema - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : EIRENIDAE
Eutima mucosa - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Eutima sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Eirene tenuis - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Eirene ceylonensis - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Eirene hexanemalis - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : HALECIIDAE
Halecium sp - Brunswick River
Halecium sp - Gold Coast Seaway

FAMILY : HALOPTERIDIDAE
Halopteris campanula - Brunswick River
Antenella sp - Hastings Point

FAMILY : HEBELLIDAE
Staurodiscus sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : LAODICEIDAE
Laodicea indica? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Laodicea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Laodicea sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Melicertissa clavigera - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : LOVENELLIDAE
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Eucheilota menoni - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : PHIALELLIDAE
Phialella sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : PLUMULARIIDAE
Plumularia sp - Hastings Point

FAMILY : SERTULARIIDAE
Sertularella diaphana - Gold Coast Seaway
Sertularia sp - Brunswick River
Amphisbetia minima - Brunswick River
Dynamena sp - Brunswick River

CLASS : HYDROZOA
ORDER : LIMNOMEDUSAE

FAMILY : OLINDIIDAE
Olindias malayensis - Planktonic, Brunswick River

CLASS : HYDROZOA
ORDER : TRACHYMEDUSAE

FAMILY : GERYONIIDAE
Liriope tetraphylla - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Geryonia proboscidalis - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : RHOPALONEMATIDAE
Aglaura hemistoma - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Aglaura sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Rhopalonema velatum - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Amphogona sp? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

CLASS : HYDROZOA
ORDER : NARCOMEDUSAE

FAMILY : CUNINIDAE
Cunina peregrina - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : AEGINIDAE
Solmundella bitentaculata - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : ?
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

FAMILY : SOLMARISIDAE
Solmaris sp - Planktonic, Brunswick River
Species? - Planktonic, Brunswick River

 

 

CLASS : ANTHOZOA
ORDER : CORALLIMORPHARIA

Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway

CLASS : ANTHOZOA
ORDER : ZOANTHIDEA

FAMILY : SPHENOPIDAE
Sphenopus marsupialis - Brunswick Heads beach
Palythoa tuberculosa - Gold Coast Seaway
Palythoa sp?- Hastings Point
Palythoa psammophila ? - Hastings Point
Protopalythoa sp? - Hastings Point
Palythoa sp? - Hastings Point
Palythoa sp? - Hastings Point
Protopalythoa sp? - Hastings Point
Palythoa sp? - Hastings Point

FAMILY : ?
Species?

LARVAE
Species?

CLASS : ANTHOZOA
ORDER : SCLERACTINIA

Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway
Species? - on pumice
Species? - on pumice
Species? - Hastings Point
Acropora sp - Hastings Point

CLASS : ANTHOZOA
ORDER : CERIANTHARIA

FAMILY : CERIANTHIDAE
Pachycerianthus sp - Brunswick River

CLASS : ANTHOZOA
ORDER : ALCYONACEA

FAMILY : NEPTHEIDAE
Dendronepthya sp - Brunswick River
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Brunswick River
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway & Brunswick River
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway

FAMILY : CLAVULARIIDAE
Carijoa sp - Brunswick River & Gold Coast Seaway
Carijoa sp - Brunswick River

FAMILY : PLEXAURIDAE
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway
Species? - Brunswick Heads beach
Species? - Brunswick Heads beach

FAMILY : XENIIDAE
Xenia sp - Gold Coast Seaway & Hastings Point
Species? - Gold Coast Seaway

FAMILIES : ?
Species? - Hastings Point
Species? - Hastings Point

CLASS : ANTHOZOA
ORDER : PENNATULACEA

FAMILY : PENNATULIDAE
Sarcoptilus grandis? - Brunswick River

 

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