Phyllidiopsis sinaiensis from Egypt

September 28, 2002
From: Michael Mrutzek

Dear Bill,
Here is a photo of another slug from the Red Sea for use in the Forum.

Erg abu Ramada, 25meters, off Hurghada, Red Sea coast of Egypt, August, 2002. Photo: Copyright Michael Mrutzek.


Mrutzek, M., 2002 (Sep 28) Phyllidiopsis sinaiensis from Egypt. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Michael,
I think this is Phyllidiopsis sinaiensis, but some of these species are difficult to identify from photos, so I may be wrong.
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2002 (Sep 28). Comment on Phyllidiopsis sinaiensis from Egypt by Michael Mrutzek. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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