Bornella hermanni radula

January 27, 2009
From: Bill Rudman

To complement the Fact Sheet I am posting today on Bornella hermanni, here are some scanning electron micrographs showing the radular morphology.

Upper: AM C. 127467, Indian Ocean, Christmas Island, 10°26’S, 105°40’7E, 7 m depth, one specimen 7 mm alive, 21 February 1981, Scale bar: 3µm.

Lower:AM C. 108069, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Bondi, 33°53.500’S, 151°17.000E’, intertidal on wharf piles, approx 12 mm preserved, October 1977. Scale bar: 10µm. SEM Photos: M. Pola.

Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2009 (Jan 27) Bornella hermanni radula. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from


Bornella hermanni