New Page 1
Image Library | Marine Images | Terrestrial Images | Search Images| Licensing | Contact | About

General Stock Images at Digital Stock Images.com




22004_1205_104851AA_1

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

This is chromodorididae nudibranch Chromodoris tinctoria. This species is characterized by the red spots on the back and the white subliminal band on the mantle.
From Bill Rudman of the Sea Slug Forum - "Although I initially thought (Rudman, 1973) there were differences between Doris tinctoria Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828, Doris reticulata Quoy & Gaimard, 1832, Goniobranchus reticulatus Pease, 1866, Chromodoris alderi Collingwood, 1881 and Chromodoris inopinata Bergh, 1905, extensive collections from throughout the Indo-West Pacific indicate that the species differences suggested by different colour patterns is not supported by internal anatomy."
IMage taken at the North Rocks dive site off the coast of Malapascua Island in Cebu, The Philippines

· Date: Fri January 7, 2005 · Reference ID: all/222004_1205_104851AA_1 · Views: 7540 ·
Keywords: southeast se asia sea slug dorid doridae nudi rare unusual spot spotted indo pacific

22004_1204_180120AA_1.jpg
<<
22004_1204_180246AA_1.jpg
<
22004_1205_104851AA_1.jpg
·
22004_1205_105328AA_1.jpg
>
22004_1205_110340AA_1.jpg
>>

 
2007-03-12_09-06-34.jpg
Huge Crinoid on a Sipidan Coral Reef Wall
Paul Osmond


Email Webmaster

Home Page | Shopping Cart | Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Policies | Advertising

2000-2010 Deep Sea Images - All site contents may not be reproduced in any form without express consent.