Body worm-like, soft, red-brown to bright red. Up to 2 cm long.
In this species the sexes are not separate, and all adult specimens have one or a few developing juveniles in thin brood sacs (bursa) in the internal body cavity (coelom). Brood juveniles grow up to a quarter of the parent size in the coelom before breaking out through the body wall that then heals.
On seaweed, to depth of at least 6 m.
Southern Australia, including western and central Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Vulnerable
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed