Body soft, rounded with upturned oral (mouth) and anal ends, pale to dark brown with underneath white. Flat, oval white sole on ventral side (underneath). Up to 3 cm long.
These animals are difficult to find because they are camouflaged with sand and algal fragments held by their small dorsal and lateral tube feet. Females brood-protect eggs and embryos in individual pockets around the oral cone (mouth area).
Around and under rocks, also in seaweed, to depth of at least 2 m.
New Zealand, Tasmania and eastern Victoria.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed