Carpet Flatworm

Thysanozoon brocchii (Risso, 1818)

The upper surface of the animal is covered with short finger-like papillae (protrusions) in pinks, caramels and browns. There is a smale pale protruding fold at the head.

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What habitats does Thysanozoon brocchii live in?

They can be found subtidally down to a deopth of at least 35m

What is the distribution of Thysanozoon brocchii?

Within Autralia they are known in SouthernAustralian waters within Victoria and Tasmania

How big does Thysanozoon brocchii grow?

They may grow to 8cm in total length

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