Tritoniopsis frydis: 2 colour forms from Bahamas

March 9, 2004
From: Marina Poddubetskaia

Dear Bill,
I was happy to find in Northern Bahamas a gorgonian with one orange and one white Tritoniopsis frydis near an egg-mass (see my next message [#12337]). A great find ! It was the first time I saw this species, so I'm happy to share my observations with you.

Date: February 09, 2004
Location: Bimini Islands, Bahamas, Western Atlantic
Site: Rainbow Valley
Depth: 16.5m
Size: orange - 15mm / white - 13mm
Photos: Marina Poddubetskaia - Nembro website


Poddubetskaia, M. , 2004 (Mar 9) Tritoniopsis frydis: 2 colour forms from Bahamas. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Marina,
It is a nice find
Best wishes
Bill Rudman

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