Macleay’s sea-slug

Baeolidia macleayi (Angas, 1864)

a translucent brownish body covered with small, irregular opaque white spots and some orange patches over the pericardium and down the middle of the back. There is a band of white spots halfway up each ceras and a distinct lemon yellow ring towards the tip.

How to identify Baeolidia macleayi?

What habitats does Baeolidia macleayi live in?

Can be found subtidally near sea anemones or under rocks

What is the distribution of Baeolidia macleayi?

Southeastern Australia including around Tasmania and is also found in New Zealand

How big does Baeolidia macleayi grow?

Can grow to around 20 mm

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