Notarchus punctatus from Turkey

June 13, 2002
From: Baki Yokes

Dear Bill,
The southern coast of Turkey has dense populations of Notarchus punctatus. They are found in sea grass meadows. The 6 specimens in the lower right photo, show how well established the species is, around Antalya, Turkey.

Photos: Baki Yokes
Place: Antalya, Turkey
Dive site: Uc Adalar
Date: May 2002
Depth: 15m
Size: all about 4cm

Best wishes

Yokes, B., 2002 (Jun 13) Notarchus punctatus from Turkey. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Baki,
Thanks for the photo of it swimming - I like the way it tumbles through the water like an out of control party balloon.
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman