Re: Eggs? of Limacia cockerelli

March 23, 2006
From: Jeff Goddard

Concerning message #16102:

Hi Bill and Dave,

Th egg mass in Kevin Lee's photos was probably laid by an aeolid nudibranch. Here is an image of the egg mass of Limacia cockerelli, which is a pink ribbon laid flat against the substrate. This one was laid in captivity on the side of a glass jar and had eggs averaging 95 microns in diameter.

Locality: Cape Arago, Intertidal, Oregon, USA, Pacific Ocean, July 1984, Adults slugs collected from rocky shore. Length: 14 mm (egg mass diameter). Photographer: Jeff Goddard.

Best wishes,

Goddard, J.H.R., 2006 (Mar 23) Re: Eggs? of Limacia cockerelli. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Jeff,
Bill Rudman


Limacia cockerelli

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