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Goniobranchus tinctorius

Goniobranchus tinctorius


This dorid nudibranch can grow to around 10 cm in lenght


This species occurs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific.

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armadeus.4 a year ago

Congratulations Marek!!! Very cool looking critter. Thank you for sharing :)

Amazing find Marek,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek a year ago

Thanks Daniele 😀

DanielePralong a year ago

Congratulations Marek, your dorid nudibranch is our Spotting of the Day:

"We felt we were overdue for another spectacular nudibranch! This Red-netted Goniobranchus (Goniobranchus tinctorius) is our Spotting of the Day. Nudibranchs are marine gastropod mollusks which shed their shells at the end of their larval stage. Goniobranchus tinctorius belongs to the family Chromodorididae, which contains some of the most colorful members of the animal kingdom. At the head region a pair of sensory tentacles called rhinophores can be seen. The feather-like structures at the rear end are gills".



Jamie Grant
Jamie Grant a year ago

Beautiful photo!

Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek a year ago

Technicly a Boonsoon Wreck just outside Symilan NP. 😀

The MnMs
The MnMs a year ago

Similan Islands? Is a very pretty nudi :-)

Christine Y.
Christine Y. a year ago

Very beautiful! It almost looks like it has feathers!

Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek a year ago

Found it on the small wreck at the depth about 15 meters.

จังหวัดพังงา, Thailand

Lat: 8.94, Long: 98.12

Spotted on Feb 1, 2018
Submitted on Feb 1, 2018

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