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updated Nov 09

Intertidal flora and fauna

Phylum Platyhelmintes
Class Turbellaria
  Order Polycladida marine flatworms

Beige flatworm
awaiting identification

Blue-lined flatworm
awaiting identification

Red-tipped flatworm Pseudoceros bifurcus

Purple-spotted
yellow flatworm

Pseudoceros laingensis

Orange-edged
black flatworm

Pseudobiceros uniarborensis

Spotted black flatworm
Acanthozoon sp.

Persian carpet flatworm
Pseudobiceros bedfordi

Starry flatworm
Pseudobiceros stellae

Fine lined flatworm
awaiting identification

Red-lined flatworm
Maritigrella virgulata

Brown striped flatworm
Pseudobiceros gratus
     

Phylum Annelida
  Class Polychaeta

Solitary tubeworm
Diopatra
sp

Keelworms
Family Serpulidae

Banded fanworm
Family Sabellidae

Orange fanworm
Family Sabellidae

Reef bristleworm
Eurythoe complanata

Phylum Hemichordata
  Class Enteropneusta
       

Phylum Nemertea

  Phylum Nemertea ribbon worms

Very long ribbon worm
Baseodiscus delineatus
       

Phylum Porifera


Blue jorunna sponge
Neopetrosia
sp.

Orange
sprawling sponge

Clathria reinwardti

Yellow prickly
branching sponge

Pseudoceratina purpurea

Chocolate sponge
Spheciospongia
cf. vagabunda

Blue spatula sponge
Lamellodysidea herbacea

Daisy sponge
Coelocarteria
singaporense

Thick pink sponge
Callyspongia diffusa

Lumpy pink sponge
Haliclona
cf baeri

Orange blob sponge
Mycale
sp.

Melted chocolate
sponge

Chondrilla australiensis

Yellow
many-coned sponge

Spheciospongia
sp

Barrel sponge
Xetospongia
testudinaria

Golf ball sponge
Cinachyrella australiensis

Prickly ball sponge
Tethya robusta

Tangled sponge
awaiting identification

Straw sponge
awaiting identification

Pink puff ball sponge
Oceanapia sagittaria
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