Chromodoris macfarlandi from California

August 6, 2004
From: Bruce Wight

Hi guys,
Here is a photo of Chromodoris macfarlandi I took on our recent trip to San Miguel Island [Channel Ids, California] in July 2004.
Best wishes
Bruce Wight


Wight, B, 2004 (Aug 6) Chromodoris macfarlandi from California. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Bruce,
I guess it is on one of its food sponges, perhaps Aplysilla glacialis? It's remarkable how similar in colour it is to Mexichromis porterae, as illustrated in Chris Grossman's recent message [#12727].
Best wishes
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2004 (Aug 6). Comment on Chromodoris macfarlandi from California by Bruce Wight. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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