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Geometric nudibranch

Chromodoris geometrica


Goniobranchus geometricus is a small nudibranch which may grow to a total length of 35mm. It is variably coloured, with the ground colour ranging from a creamy brown to purple, The mantle has numerous cream-coloured bumps and has a white margin. The gills and rhinophores are white to greenish.


This species is found throughout the Indian Ocean as well as the Western Pacific Ocean from the intertidal down to 30m.

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Blogie 8 years ago
Geometric Nudibranch
Goniobranchus geometricus

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Blogie 8 years ago

Recently, taxonomic changes swept through the nudibranch world. This one is now known as Goniobranchus geometricus. I know, it can get confusing, especially that many of the online references are still using the old scientific names.

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Thanks, J!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago


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Negros Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 5, 2012
Submitted on Nov 17, 2012

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