December 19, 2006
From: Fuensanta Candela
Dear Dr Rudman,
Here is another little nudi found in Lembeh, at the Nudi retreats dive site. I have checked the forum but have not managed to find a species that could fit this subject. I'd appreciate your help very much.
Locality: Lembeh Strait, 20 m, Indonesia, Indo-Pacific, 10 September 2006, Black sand bottom. Length: 50 mm. Photographer: Fuensanta Candela.
email@example.comCandela, F, 2006 (Dec 19) Janolus from North Sulawesi. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/19030
Superficially, this animal looks very like Mexichromis multituberculata, but it is a quite unrelated nudibranch of the family Zephyrinidae. If you look at the front of the animal you will see a wrinkled crest between the rhinophores which indicated that this is a species of Janolus. I don't recall seeing a species with this spectacular colour pattern, so unless someone recognises it I will call it Janolus sp 8.