Doriopsis granulosa - mantle tubercles

March 7, 2003
From: Bill Rudman

This specimen of Doriopsis granulosa from New Caledonia, shows the shape and colour of the mantle tubercles quite clearly. Note the brown specks which are concentrated on the sides of each tubercle.

Photo: Pointe de Pandop, near Koumac, New Caledonia, 20°35'S, 164°15.5'E, intertidal, hard substrate, algae, 14 October 1993, 30mm long alive, AM C200475. Photo: Bill Rudman.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2003 (Mar 7) Doriopsis granulosa - mantle tubercles. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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