Eubranchus echizenicus
Baba, 1975

Family: Eubranchidae


Japan (Echizen Coast; Yamaguchi Prefecture; Hachijo Is)

Baba notes that the animal has elongate anterior foot corners and 'exceeding elongate' cerata. The colour is distinctive with orange red spots scattered on the head, back, sides and lower half of the cerata. The oral tentacles and upper half of the rhinophores are orange yellow. The upper half of the cerata is dusted with opaque white and the cerata are tipped with yellow. 5-7mm long.

• Baba, K. (1975) On two new species of Eubranchus from Ayukawa, Echizen coast, Japan Sea side of Middle Japan (Nudibranchia: Eolidoidea: Eubranchidae). Venus, The Japanese Journal of Malacology, 34(3-4): 65-72.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (July 9) Eubranchus echizenicus Baba, 1975. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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