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Chromodoris willani

Chromodoris willani

Description:

This species of nudibranch is named for the renowned nudibranch taxonomist Dr. Richard C. Willan. Chromodoris willani is similar in appearance to Chromodoris lochi, Chromodoris boucheti and Chromodoris dianae. This species can be distinguished by the very prominent white specks found on the gills and rhinophores. Individuals in this species can range in color from dark blue to a translucent white. All have black stripes with the center-most stripe typically being non-continuous.

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12 Comments

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

Nice Capture, Samantha!

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

awesome

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

wow & amaXing!

ChrisPotgieter
ChrisPotgieter 7 years ago

Impressive!!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Beautiful...

Beauty !

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 8 years ago

Great picture..very pretty..and beautiful colour.

Uday
Uday 8 years ago

incredible!

TiagoAlmeida
TiagoAlmeida 8 years ago

Great shot!

patty
patty 8 years ago

Amazingly beautiful nudibranch and picture Samantha; lovely =)

tmgerber
tmgerber 9 years ago

Absolutely beautiful. I have NEVER seen this before. Thank you for sharing this amazing spotting. :-)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Beautiful. very clear and cool picture,

SamanthaCraven
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SamanthaCraven

Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 24, 2012
Submitted on Apr 9, 2012

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