Triopha? from British Columbia

September 13, 2003
From: Paul Sim

Hi Bill,
Thanks for your help on that Fijian nudibranch. Your the man! Here's one that I photographed last fall. My very knowlegeable friend and mentor Donna Gibbs (you have at least one photo of her husband Charlie under the Ancula Pacifica)has suggested it to be a triopha. Have you seen one of this coloration before?

Location: South Boyer Mooring Buoy, Howe Sound, British Columbia, Canada
Depth: 45 feet
Temp: 51 degrees farenfeit
Date: 1 Nov 2002
Found on top of a pinacle on solid rock
Equipment: Bonica Multi (closeup)

Paul Sim

Sim, P., 2003 (Sep 13) Triopha? from British Columbia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Paul,
This certainly could be a species of Triopha. Perhaps someone will recognise it for us
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

2003 (Sep 13). Comment on Triopha? from British Columbia by Paul Sim. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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