Hypselodoris apolegma feeding

October 31, 2002
From: Kheong Sann Chan


Here are some more photos of Hypselodoris apolegma from Pulau Dayang off the east coast of west Malaysia. They appear to be feeding.

Location: Dayang, Pinnacles
Date: 8 June, 0800
Depth: 20+m

Kheong Sann Chan

kschan@mail.dsi.nus.edu.sg

Chan, K.S., 2002 (Oct 31) Hypselodoris apolegma feeding. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/7208

Dear Kheong,
They certainly seem to be taking an interest in this purple sponge, but unfortunately it just seems to be sitting on it in this photo. Unless we can see the oral tube everted on to the sponge, as in Nishina Masayoshi's and Jun Imamoto's photos of H. festiva, we really can't give this more than a 'not proven'.
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2002 (Oct 31). Comment on Hypselodoris apolegma feeding by Kheong Sann Chan. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/7208

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