September 19, 2002
From: Dong Bum, Koh
Here are some photos of another Tambja sp. I have regarded it as Tambja amakusana. Could you give me some information about that?
UPPER: Mun islet, Seogwipo, CheJu island., Sth Korea. 15m depth., Apr. 2001.
LOWER: Mun islet. Che Ju island. Sth Korea.
9 m depth. May.2001
Photos: Dong Bum,Koh
Your Forum is very useful to me.
Dong Bum, Koh
firstname.lastname@example.orgKoh, D.B., 2002 (Sep 19) Tambja from Korea. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/7535
Dear Dong Bum,
I haven't got any photos of typical Tambja amakusana to compare your animals with. Tambja cf. amakusana is possibly a colour form of T. amakusana but I think more animals need to be looked at to be sure. A number of these green species seem to have a yellow colour form but T. amakusana seems to have blue-tipped rhinophores, gills and tail while in your animal the blue seems to be much more extensive, including a blue median ridge from the posterior tip of the tail forward to join the posterior edge of the mantle edge. Until we know more I think it is best to call your animal Tambja sp. 6.