Pair of Cuthona ocellata

May 1, 2001
From: Patrick Heurtaux

Dear Dr Rudmann

Here is a pair of Cuthona ocellata, probably feeding on hydroids, with eggs in the background.
Each nudi was about 1.5 cm long

I found them at the Baie de Peyrefitte (French/Spanish Mediterranean border), depth 6m, on 06 June 1999

Best wishes,

Heurtaux, P., 2001 (May 1) Pair of Cuthona ocellata. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Patrick,
Bill Rudman


Cuthona ocellata