Dactylia varia

Summary 2

Very common all around the coastline of Aotearoa in the subtidal zone, but often found washed up on beaches.

Colour in life pale, translucent mauve to tan

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More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

Substrate Rubble, Sand, Shellfish or Plants
Habitat Covered Rock, Rubble Bank
Occurence Very Common
Location East Coast Northern NI, East Coast Southern NI, East Coast Southern SI, Stewart Island, Three Kings, West Coast Northern NI, West Coast Northern SI, West Coast Southern NI, West Coast Southern SI
Tide zone Subtidal