February 27, 2007
From: Robert F. Bolland
I thought I'd post several images of a recently described Kaloplocamus species, Kaloplocamus peludo Valles & Gosliner 2006.
Three specimens have been collected from Okinawa.
Locality: Seragaki, Okinawa, Japan, Western Pacific, Mixed coral rubble, sand, algae.
Upper Photo: RFB #3726-A / 17 mm / 61 m / 18 Aug 1999 / Seragaki, Okinawa (original Kodachrome at 1.5:1).
Lower Photo: RFB #3567-C / 10 mm / 53 m / 26 Mar 1997 / Seragaki, Okinawa (original Kodachrome at 4:1) Photographer: R. F. Bolland.
Valles, Y. & Gosliner, T. (2006). Shedding Light onto the Genera (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) Kaloplocamus and Plocamopherus with Description of New Species Belonging to These Unique Bioluminescent Dorids. The Veliger 48(3): 178-205.
email@example.comBolland, R.F., 2007 (Feb 27) Kaloplocamus peludo - a new species. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/18908