Mexichromis macropus from Western Australia

August 9, 2005
From: Mick Tait

Photographed on the Bell Beach Wreck Trail - Rockingham. There was a group of three located in a depression on the side of the "Target " wreck. Not seen this species on the Wreck trail before. Not common.

Polycera hedgpethi is still dominating this dive site by numbers. They are everywhere! [see message #14235 ]

Water Temp now 15-deg C in Cockburn Sound.

Locality: Bell Beach Rockingham, Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. Depth: 9 m. Length: 35 mm. 30 July 05. Side of the "Target" wreck. Photographer: Mick Tait

Mick Tait

Tait, M, 2005 (Aug 9) Mexichromis macropus from Western Australia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Mick,
Bill Rudman

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