Re: Food of Aeolidia papillosa

June 7, 2000
From: Andy Horton

Hello David and others,

Concerning the message about feeding. Aeolidia papillosa in the English Channel feed s on just about any sea anemone it is able to bite chunks out of, e.g. Metridium senile, Actinia equina, Sagartia troglodytes, have been observed being eaten. Anemonia viridis is also believed to be eaten, but no direct observations.

I already have a photograph of this nudibranch feeding on Actinia equina


Andy Horton.
British Marine Life Study Society.

Horton, A., 2000 (Jun 7) Re: Food of Aeolidia papillosa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from


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