Chromodoris annae Bergh, 1877

This species is quite rare in the Marshall Islands; we've found only three specimens, two at Enewetak and one at Kwajalein. All three were on lagoon pinnacle reefs at depths ranging from about 10 to 20 meters, where they typically live underneath chunks of dead coral but may emerge at night to wander in the open. The largest of the three, the one pictured below, was only 16mm long and was reproductively immature. We have also seen specimens in Pohnpei and the Solomons.

Created 13 December 2005
Updated 27 April 2009

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