Slugs in Folklore

September 24, 1999
From: Paul Delon

Does anyone know any folklore or myths that deal with seaslugs? How about use, were their any traditional uses for the seaslug, either in ritual, as a source of food or medicine, or any other historical interest?

Paul Delon

Delon, P., 1999 (Sep 24) Slugs in Folklore. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Paul,
The only information we seem to have collected is a very little on sea slugs as food. Have a look at the messages below yours, on the Recipes?? page, and the links there to information on the sea hares Stylocheilus and Dolabella. If you do stumble on any further information, could you let us know?

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman.


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