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What

Indo-Pacific Comb Star (Astropecten polyacanthus)

Observer

mabitang

Date

January 28, 2023 04:40 PM NZDT
Indo-Pacific Comb Star - Photo (c) Tony Strazzari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Tony Strazzari
predomalpha's ID: Indo-Pacific Comb Star (Astropecten polyacanthus)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Date

January 26, 2023 06:55 PM NZDT

Place

Takapuna (Google, OSM)

Description

About 10mm diameter

Long-armed Burrowing Brittle Stars - Photo (c) smithsonian_marinegeo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by smithsonian_marinegeo
predomalpha's ID: Long-armed Burrowing Brittle Stars (Family Amphiuridae)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)

Observer

william-harland

Date

January 24, 2023 06:39 PM NZDT
New Zealand Common Cushion Star - Photo (c) Albeer, all rights reserved, uploaded by Albeer
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)

Observer

genevieveearly

Date

January 28, 2023 10:29 PM NZDT
New Zealand Common Cushion Star - Photo (c) Albeer, all rights reserved, uploaded by Albeer
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)

Observer

georgiasteel

Date

January 28, 2023 09:42 PM NZDT
New Zealand Common Cushion Star - Photo (c) Albeer, all rights reserved, uploaded by Albeer
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

zoology

Date

January 2023
Powelliphanta traversi - Photo (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by memopob
predomalpha's ID: Powelliphanta traversi, a member of Helicinan Snails and Slugs (Suborder Helicina)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

gizz

Date

January 28, 2023 02:42 PM NZDT
Athoracophorinae - Photo (c) Shaun Lee, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Shaun Lee
predomalpha's ID: Subfamily Athoracophorinae, a member of Leaf-veined Slugs (Family Athoracophoridae)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

virginiamoreno

Date

January 2023

Description

Dead

Amborhytida dunniae - Photo (c) Shaun Lee, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Shaun Lee
predomalpha's ID: Amborhytida dunniae, a member of Helicinan Snails and Slugs (Suborder Helicina)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Toheroa (Paphies ventricosa)

Observer

philzer

Date

January 20, 2023 08:52 AM NZDT
Paphies ventricosa - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
predomalpha's ID: Toheroa (Paphies ventricosa)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Common Sydney Octopus (Octopus tetricus)

Observer

dillon_blair

Date

January 25, 2023 04:03 PM NZDT
Common Sydney Octopus - Photo (c) John Turnbull, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
predomalpha's ID: Common Sydney Octopus (Octopus tetricus)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

happygolucky_mel

Date

January 24, 2023 08:58 AM NZDT

Description

Locally common

Tawera spissa - Photo (c) Clinton Duffy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Clinton Duffy
predomalpha's ID: Tawera spissa, a member of Venus Clams (Family Veneridae)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

gizz

Date

January 21, 2023 09:20 AM NZDT
Speckled Whelk - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
predomalpha's ID: Speckled Whelk (Cominella adspersa)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Spotted Top Snail (Diloma aethiops)

Observer

jennysaito

Date

January 25, 2023 03:02 PM NZDT
Spotted Top Snail - Photo (c) David Winter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
predomalpha's ID: Spotted Top Snail (Diloma aethiops)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

nickthenatureguy

Date

January 27, 2023 02:12 PM NZDT

Description

Found on C. geminata

Athoracophorus - Photo (c) Timothy Harker, all rights reserved, uploaded by Timothy Harker
predomalpha's ID: Genus Athoracophorus, a member of Leaf-veined Slugs (Family Athoracophoridae)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

nickthenatureguy

Date

January 27, 2023 02:12 PM NZDT

Description

Found on C. geminata

Athoracophorus bitentaculatus - Photo (c) Shaun Lee, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Shaun Lee
predomalpha's ID: Athoracophorus bitentaculatus, a member of Leaf-veined Slugs (Family Athoracophoridae)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Snakeskin Chiton (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis)

Observer

trilobit

Date

January 24, 2023 01:24 PM NZDT
Snakeskin Chiton - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved, uploaded by Danilo Hegg
predomalpha's ID: Snakeskin Chiton (Sypharochiton pelliserpentis)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus)

Observer

paulinab

Date

January 27, 2023 02:30 PM NZDT
New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Bluff Oyster (Ostrea chilensis)

Observer

glinks

Date

January 28, 2023 11:00 AM NZDT

Description

Maybe?

Bluff Oyster - Photo (c) Auckland War Memorial Museum, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Auckland War Memorial Museum
predomalpha's ID: Bluff Oyster (Ostrea chilensis)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus)

Observer

glinks

Date

January 28, 2023 11:30 AM NZDT

Description

Spat under bark on small piece of washed in wood

New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Green-lipped Mussel (Perna canaliculus)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Pear Bonnet Snail (Semicassis pyrum)

Observer

glinks

Date

January 28, 2023 10:25 AM NZDT

Description

Haven't seen any for a while

Pear Bonnet Snail - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
predomalpha's ID: Pear Bonnet Snail (Semicassis pyrum)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

loes

Date

January 2023

Description

E1869287 N 5583439 El 1454 m

Powelliphanta marchanti - Photo (c) Andrew Blayney, all rights reserved, uploaded by Andrew Blayney
predomalpha's ID: Powelliphanta marchanti, a member of Helicinan Snails and Slugs (Suborder Helicina)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

kermadecer95

Date

January 26, 2023 09:57 PM NZDT
Athoracophorinae - Photo (c) Shaun Lee, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Shaun Lee
predomalpha's ID: Subfamily Athoracophorinae, a member of Leaf-veined Slugs (Family Athoracophoridae)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Tree Ring Chiton (Onithochiton neglectus)

Observer

whale_nerd

Date

January 26, 2023 11:23 AM NZDT
Tree Ring Chiton - Photo (c) daan_hoffmann, all rights reserved, uploaded by daan_hoffmann
predomalpha's ID: Tree Ring Chiton (Onithochiton neglectus)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

New Zealand Mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)

Observer

benjansss

Date

January 27, 2023 12:56 PM NZDT
New Zealand Mudsnail - Photo (c) Alexander Mrkvicka, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus)

Date

January 28, 2023 03:25 PM NZDT
Leopard Slug - Photo (c) wildazimuth, all rights reserved
predomalpha's ID: Leopard Slug (Limax maximus)
Added on January 28, 2023
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Observer

indeynz

Date

March 23, 2019 03:51 PM +13

Description

Under a sheltered ledge in about 2 feet of water at extreme low tide. About 20mm long

Jorunna ramicola - Photo (c) Ian Scholey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ian Scholey
predomalpha's ID: Jorunna ramicola, a member of Sea Lemons and Allies (Superfamily Doridoidea)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Sawtoothed Feather Star (Oligometra serripinna)

Observer

tamsynmann

Date

December 31, 2018

Description

The Alternatives Reef.
Night Dive.
Not sure of ID.

Mariametridae - Photo (c) Frédéric Ducarme, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
predomalpha's ID: Family Mariametridae, a member of Feather Stars (Order Comatulida)
Added on January 28, 2023
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What

Jewel Star (Pentagonaster pulchellus)

Observer

roserox69

Date

January 25, 2023 05:06 PM +1345
Jewel Star - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
predomalpha's ID: Jewel Star (Pentagonaster pulchellus)
Added on January 27, 2023
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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)

Observer

chipiok

Date

January 25, 2023 10:53 AM NZDT

Description

???

New Zealand Common Cushion Star - Photo (c) Albeer, all rights reserved, uploaded by Albeer
predomalpha's ID: New Zealand Common Cushion Star (Patiriella regularis)
Added on January 27, 2023
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Common Sydney Octopus (Octopus tetricus)

Observer

raewyna

Date

July 7, 2012 01:17 PM NZST

Description

This one was a bit of a sorry sight. Low tide on the estuary but the octopus was near the high tide mark. It appeared dead and birds were starting to pick at it but it did have a tiny bit of reaction when I touched it.

Tags

Common Sydney Octopus - Photo (c) John Turnbull, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
predomalpha's ID: Common Sydney Octopus (Octopus tetricus)
Added on January 27, 2023
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