Gymnodoris sp. e594

The first specimen of this species was found on a Kwajalein lagoon reef under a rock on 5 July 2009. It was at a depth of 6m and measured 11mm. It differs from similar Kwajalein species, such as Gymnodoris subornata, by its gills, which are set in a complete circle.

The forked tail on the single specimen is probably a deformity.

The specimen below would appear to be the same species, although that needs to be verified. It was found on 30 July 2012 on a shallow lagoon reef.

Created 8 July 2009
Updated 11 October 2012

Return to gymnodorid thumbnails

UnderwaterKwaj home