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Geometric nudibranch

Chromodoris geometrica

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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
Blogie 8 years ago
Geometric Nudibranch
Goniobranchus geometricus


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3 Comments

Blogie
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

Beautiful!

The MnMs
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Negros Oriental, Philippines

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

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