Chelidonura punctata from Burma

July 16, 2005
From: Sergey Parinov

Dear Bill,

Here is a record of Chelidonura punctata from Mergui Archipelago.

Locality:  South Mergui, Myanmar [Burma], Indian Ocean, [Andaman Sea].
Depth: 20 m. Length: 5 cm. February 2004. rocks. Photographer: Sergey Parinov

Sergey Parinov

Sergey Parinov, 2005 (Jul 16) Chelidonura punctata from Burma. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Sergey,
As we get more records from the Andaman Sea region it is interesting to see how many species previously considered to be endemic to the western Indian Ocean have a distribution extending along the northern coasts of the Indian Ocean to Thailand and Burma
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2005 (Jul 16). Comment on Chelidonura punctata from Burma by Sergey Parinov. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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