Baeolidia japonica Baba, 1933

The first specimen of this small eolid nudibranch (first photo below) was found in a lagoon reef Halimeda algae patch at a depth of 8m on 31 August 2008. It measured 10mm in length.

The specimen below measured 9mm and was found on a Kwajalein Atoll lagoon reef in Halimeda algae at a depth of 8m on 27 December 2008.

The 12mm specimen in the two photos below was found in a Kwajalein lagoon Halimeda patch on 12 September 2011.

The specimen below found by Christina Sylvester has some features of Baeolidia scottjohnsoni and could be that species.

Created 20 September 2008
Updated 8 April 2016

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