Chelidonura pallida from Indonesia

August 25, 2003
From: Linda Ianniello

Dr. Bill,
These are my favorites from my recent trip to Indonesia; they are so striking against the dark sand. Here are two shots of Chelidonura pallida to add to the Forum.

Date: August, 2003
Dive Site: Black Magic at Sangeang Island
Depth: 40 feet
Length: about 2 inches

Linda I.

Ianniello, L., 2003 (Aug 25) Chelidonura pallida from Indonesia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Linda,
This is a nice find. This species seems to be one of the less common species of Chelidonura so it is useful to get a range of records showing its colour varaition and geographic distribution. Your trip to Indonesia seems to have been quite productive
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

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