Goniobranchus woodwardae

Goniobranchus woodwardae

Goniobranchus woodwardae

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Goniobranchus woodwardae

Goniobranchus woodwardae is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

Appearance

Goniobranchus woodwardae has a pale lilac mantle which grades to darker pink in some individuals. There are small to medium-sized red spots scattered over the mantle and a white band at the edge followed by a narrow yellow marginal band. Chromodoris thompsoni is very similar and this is one of a group of species in SE Australia which mimic each other in colour.

Distribution

Geography

This marine species occurs off New South Wales, Australia.

References

1. Goniobranchus woodwardae Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goniobranchus_woodwardae

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