Dendronotus? from Philippines

June 29, 2007
From: Ray Izumi

Concerning message #15362:

Here are some pictures of this interesting species from Kirby's Rock, Anilao, Philippines, taken at 27 meters in coral rubble in April, 2005. Water temp was 28 C, specimen was about one inch long.

Locality: Kirby's Rock, Anilao, 27 meters, Philippines, Pacific, April 2005, Coral rubble. Length: 1 inch. Photographer: Ray Izumi.

Ray Izumi

Izumi, R., 2007 (Jun 29) Dendronotus? from Philippines. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Ray,

I must say, all the photos I have seen so far seem to confirm this is a Dendronotus. I guess we will need to know what it looks like inside before we can be sure.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2007 (Jun 29). Comment on Dendronotus? from Philippines by Ray Izumi. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from


Dendronotus sp. 1

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