Are slugs bioluminescent?

October 3, 1999
From: Celine Vuong

Dear Sir or Madame:
Are slugs bioluminescent? Do they use bioluminescence at all?

Yours Truly,
Celine Vuong

Vuong, C., 1999 (Oct 3) Are slugs bioluminescent?. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Celine,
If you look at the index of General Topics you will their is a page on bioluminescence. Unfortunately there is only one message. Have a look at that and the reference to Plocamopherus.

If anyone has further information on bioluminescence in Sea Slugs could they let us know please.
Bill Rudman.

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