Mouth area (oral disc) brown with white pattern radiating outwards from mouth. Tentacles about 100 in number, light brown with faint stripes across tentacles. Column brown, lower column (limbus) may have cream stripes. Column about 2 cm long.
These animals live attached, by their pedal disc at the base of the column, to blades of seagrass. They have a threadlike network of structures called acontia that are laden with nematocysts.
Seagrass stands, to depth of 2 m.
New Zealand and southern Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed