Rostanga rubra from W-France

February 19, 2002
From: Erwin Koehler

Dear Bill,
Attached is a shot of Rostanga rubra by Michel Barrabés

Data: size ~20mm, depth unrecorded, France, Bassin d'Arcachon,[west coast of France] divesite: "Hortense", 05 June 1999


Koehler, E., 2002 (Feb 19) Rostanga rubra from W-France. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Erwin & Michel,
Thanks for the photo. I know I shouldn't be surprised, but species of Rostanga are definitely very good at looking like their food sponge.
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman


Rostanga rubra

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