Northern half of the North Island of New Zealand.
Tutukaka coast, northern New Zealand. Grows to over 120mm. PHOTOS: Ross Armstrong.
Usually pale to deep orange, this relatively large New Zealand tritoniid extends from the low intertidal to over 200m at the edge of the continental shelf. In the shallow sublittoral it is usually found clustered on the orange alcyonacean Alcyonium aurantiacum on which it feeds.
• Willan, R.C. & Coleman, N. (1984) Nudibranchs of Australasia. Australian Marine Photographic Index: Sydney.
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (December 12) Tritonia incerta Bergh, 1904. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/tritince
Tritonia incerta from New Zealand
From: Ross Armstrong, December 12, 1998