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What

Red-mouthed Whelk Cominella virgata

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020

Description

Found in a rock pool at low tide, juvenile.
An interesting coloured C. virgata.

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Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 05:03 PM NZST

Description

Found on an alive Monoplex shell at very low tide.
(Observation for the Monolex; https://inaturalist.nz/observations/48421401), I noticed these tiny black snails when I was looking my photos today.

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What

Spengler's Trumpet Snail Cabestana spengleri

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 05:00 PM NZST

Description

Found on boulders at very low tide. Mating.

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Giant Hairy Triton Snail Monoplex parthenopeus

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 05:03 PM NZST

Description

Found on boulders at very low tide. This individual had a intact protoconch as I photographed in the 3rd photo.

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glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 04:48 PM NZST

Description

Found at very low tide, alive.
Maybe P. auriformis.

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glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 04:45 PM NZST

Description

Found at very low tide, alive.
Many alive &fresh dead ones were found on sandy mud in the day, even though they are rarely washed up around there.

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glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020

Description

Found on sandy rock in lower intertidal zone. Uncommon but this place is one of best to find this species.

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What

Turret Shell Maoricolpus roseus

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:30 AM NZST

Description

Found on rock and sand in lower intertidal zone. Quite nice specimen.

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Quoy's Whelk Cominella quoyana

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020

Description

Found with a hermit crab at low tide.

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Southern Olive Amalda australis

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020

Description

Found with some Cake Urchins at low tide.

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White-speckled Seahare Aplysia argus

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 04:18 PM NZST

Description

Found at very low tide. Uncommon.

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What

Gem Doris Dendrodoris krusensternii

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 04:13 PM NZST

Description

Many were found among rocks in lower intertidal zone. They are so much more beautiful than photos.
Sorry for bad photo :(

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Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 04:10 PM NZST

Description

Flat worm?? Who are you??
I think I have seen this one in Inat several weeks ago....
Found under a flat rock in lower intertidal zone.

@clinton @predomalpha Any ideas?

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glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 04:06 PM NZST

Description

Found under a rock in lower intertidal zone. Uncommon in this place.

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What

True Mussels Family Mytilidae

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 03:52 PM NZST

Description

Mix of Mytilus planulatus and Perna canaliculus. Intetidal zone.

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What

Tasmanian Blue Mussel Mytilus planulatus

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 03:37 PM NZST

Description

Found on rock at low tide. Very common.

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Dark Rock Shell Haustrum haustorium

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 03:35 PM NZST

Description

They were gathering and laying eggs. Found under a large flat rock at low tide.
Interesting situation.

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What

Indo-pacific Comb Starfish Astropecten polyacanthus

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 03:19 PM NZST

Description

Washed up at low tide, fresh dead. Sorry for bad photo.

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Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:47 PM NZST

Description

Washed up at low tide.
I will check its gizzerd plates later.

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What

Sea Potato Echinocardium cordatum

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:24 PM NZST

Description

Washed up at low tide, nice one.

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Triangle Barnacle Balanus trigonus

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:21 PM NZST

Description

Washed up at low tide.

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Pleated Sea Squirt Styela plicata

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:20 PM NZST

Description

Washed up on beach. I saw many live ones among rocks too.

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Horse Mussel Atrina zelandica

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:14 PM NZST

Description

Washed up.

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Mediterranean Fanworm Sabella spallanzanii

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 02:00 PM NZST

Description

They are very common on rocks.

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Typical Spiders Suborder Araneomorphae

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 01:58 PM NZST

Description

I guess, there was some spiders under rocks in mid tidal zone.

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What

Sydney Rock Oyster Saccostrea glomerata

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 01:57 PM NZST

Description

Very common on mid to high tidal rocks. I took its photo because I noticed I had a few of those photo.

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Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 01:54 PM NZST

Description

Approx 5 mm, They are laying eggs!!
Found in a dead oyster shell attached on rock in mid tidal zone. (I opened it and found this)

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Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 01:53 PM NZST

Description

Very common on mid to high tidal rocks. I took its photo because I noticed I had none of those photo.

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What

Lion's Mane Jellies Genus Cyanea

Observer

glycymeris

Date

May 24, 2020 01:51 PM NZST

Description

Washed up on rock at low tide.

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glycymeris

Date

May 6, 2020 03:17 PM NZST

Description

Approx 2 mm.
Found under a mushroom rock, mid tidal zone. Found at very low tide.

Same data as:
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/45052230

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