basis of record Rudman, W. B. (). The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: Chromodoris quadricolor. Find out what’s known about Sea Slugs, Chromodoris annae, Gastropoda, Nudibranchia, Chromodorididae, including their world range and habitats, feeding. Assumed maximum length from Ref. Members of the order Nudibranchia are simultaneous hermaphrodites. Mating behavior: Both individuals darts their.

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Dear Lindsay, Another interesting observation. These may be the most familiar sort of sea slug, at least to scuba divers, nudibranchs, in addition to nudibranchs, a number of other taxa of marine gastropods are also often called sea slugs.

Chromodoris annae

At that time I suggested your animals were possibly a colour form of C. Clay Bryce, April 27, Chromodoris annae?

The first time we found it was at Old Woman Island in February Our current project plan is to have all marine species home pages finished before Christmas this year. If you have a look at the messages on that page you will see that Notodoris minor may digest its sponge food externally before swallowing it. I found several of these nudi’s together, and thought at first that they were Chromodoris annae which I see here quite frequently. The cryptobranchs include the genera that are regarded as valid.

Unfortunately there is not enough information about the sponge. The lower animal is Chromodoris annae and the upper one [on right] is a species or ‘colour form’ which I am calling Chromodoris cf. In your message about Chromodoris magnifica one of the photos you suspect may not be C.


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The question of interspecific mating is quite interesting but can lead to rather circular discussions. Comment on Chromodoris elisabethina from Sulawesi by Lindsay Warren.

Of course if you find one actually biting into one then we will need to think again.

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Magic Crack Crawling length: The first part of a binomial is the genus to which the species belongs, the second part is called the specific name or the specific epithet. These experiments were in a test tube, not the animal, but the author claims that nudibranch blood pH creates an appropriate environment for such a reversible reaction.

The use of love dart s by the land snail Monachoides vicinus is a form of sexual selection. While I am travelling, perhaps you could see if you have other photos which might linke this animal with these other species. My feeling is that it is something to do with the digital camera.

Here is a photo of here C. Most molluscs have eyes, and all have sensors to detect chemicals, vibrations, the simplest type of molluscan reproductive system relies on external fertilization, but chromodlris complex variations occur. The landing of the Spanish expedition to Sulu by Antonio Brugada. It might give us more clues to its identity.


Two models for the composition of Europa predict a large subsurface ocean of liquid water. YouTube Videos [show more]. Cheers, Bill Rudman Rudman, W.

I suspect this animal is a juvenile Chromodoris annaeAs you will see fhromodoris the middle picture at the top of the page, the orange border can sometimes be faint or absent along the sides of the body. The territories annnae Peninsular Malaysia were first unified as the Malayan Union inMalaya was restructured as the Federation of Malaya inand achieved independence on 31 August Join us today or show your support with a monthly donation.

Description & Behavior

Puncak Jaya in Papua, the anbae summit in Indonesia and Oceania. The major oceanic divisions — listed below in descending order of area and volume — are defined in part by the continents, various archipelagos, Oceans are fringed by smaller, adjoining bodies of water such as seas, gulfs, bays, bights, and straits.

Erwin, The best way to separate Chromodoris annae externally from Chromodoris elisabethina is the punctate blue pattern on the mantle.