Logo
Please visit our Sponsors

Related FAQs: Nudibranchs, Nudibranchs 2, Berghia Nudibranchs, Nudibranch Identification, Nudi ID 2, Nudi ID 3, Nudi ID 4, Nudibranch Behavior, Nudibranch Compatibility, Nudibranch Selection, Nudibranch Systems, Nudibranch Feeding, Nudibranch Disease, Nudibranch Reproduction, Sea SlugsSeaslugs 2, Snail ID 1, Snail ID 2, Snail ID 3

Related Articles: Dorid Nudibranchs pt. 1, Dorid et al. Nudibranchs pt. 2, Sea Slugs, Gastropods, Mollusks, Aiptasia/Glass Anemones

/The Conscientious Marine Aquarist

Nudibranchs, The Naked-Gill Sea Slugs, pt. 3  Dorids

To: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 4, Pt. 5, Pt. 6, Pt. 7, Pt. 8, Pt. 9, Pt. 10, Pt. 11, Pt. 12, Pt. 13, Pt. 14, Pt. 15, Pt. 16    

By Bob Fenner

Phyllodesmium longicirrum

Chromodoris quadricolor Ruppell & Leuckart 1828. Red Sea, eastern Africa... changing and being called other species heading into the Pacific (C. annae, C. elizabethina, C. magnifica).  To 4.5 cm. in length. Below: in Bunaken, Indonesia, an aquarium and in the Red Sea. http://www.seaslugforum.net/search.cfm?searchstring=Chromodoris+quadricolor+
Bigger PIX:
The images in this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed" images to go to the larger size.

Chromodoris reticulata (Quoy & Gaimard 1832). Reticulated red/white pattern on back. East Africa to the Philippines. Here in N. Sulawesi.

Bigger PIX:
The images in this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed" images to go to the larger size.

 

Chromodoris rufomarginata, white-margin sea slug or caramel nudibranch... maybe a nomen nudum... see the genus Glossodoris below...  http://forum.kapalselam.org/2005/06/08/orange-chromodoris/

 

Chromodoris sphoni, Red Cross Nudibranch. Seen from above, the dorsal red cross pattern is definitive (along w/ dist.) To 1.25" length. To 60 ft. depths. Central Sea of Cortes to Panama. Noted to feed on red sponge. Cabo 2016; Di pic.

Chromodoris vibrata (Pease 1860), the Trembling Nudibranch. Named for the continuous movement of its gills (other chromodorids exhibit this behavior as well). Possibly a Hawaiian endemic (but may be found in Okinawa as well). Shallows to 80 ft. To 1 1/4". Kona pic. 

Chromodoris willani. Pale blue bodied, black lines. Small gills, inconsistently colored tentacles and large rhinophores also speckled white. Feeds on sponges. Fiji and S. Sulawesi images. 

Verticals (Full/Cover Page Sizes Available)
 
Bigger PIX:
The images in this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed" images to go to the larger size.
Chromodoris sp. 6 according to Gosliner, Behrens, Valdes 2008. S. Leyte 2013

Genus Glossodoris

Glossodoris atromarginata. East Africa, Red Sea to Japan, Indonesia. To 9 cm. N. Sulawesi pic. 

Bigger PIX:
The images in this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed" images to go to the larger size.

Glossodoris cincta. Red Sea, Eastern Africa, Japan, Fiji. To 6 cm. N. Sulawesi pix. 

Bigger PIX:
The images in this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed" images to go to the larger size.
  
Glossodoris cruentus Rudman 1986. Western Pacific. S. Sulawesi pix. 

Bigger PIX:
The images in this table are linked to large (desktop size) copies. Click on "framed" images to go to the larger size.

Glossodoris (also see Chromodoris)rufomarginata (Bergh, 1890). Red Sea, Eastern Africa, Fiji, Hawai'i. To 5 cm. N. Sulawesi pix. 

Glossodoris sedna. Red-tipped Dorid. White body, red tipped rhinophores and gills. Yellow and red margins on the foot. Cortez to Columbia. Puerto Vallarta 2015

Glossodoris stellatus. New Guinea, Indonesia. To 13 cm. Distinctive black bodied, white speckled animals. Found on flexible sponges in N. Sulawesi here. 

Glossodoris sp. N. Sulawesi pix. 

To: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 4, Pt. 5, Pt. 6, Pt. 7, Pt. 8, Pt. 9, Pt. 10, Pt. 11, Pt. 12, Pt. 13, Pt. 14, Pt. 15, Pt. 16    

Become a Sponsor Features:
Daily FAQs FW Daily FAQs SW Pix of the Day FW Pix of the Day New On WWM
Helpful Links Hobbyist Forum Calendars Admin Index Cover Images
Featured Sponsors: