Central Gulf of California to Ecuador, Galapagos Ids.
These animals were all in the 50-60mm range and were photographed at depths of 3-5 meters near Bahia de Concepcion in the Sea of Cortez. Lower photo of animal on probable food sponge. Photos: Scott Johnson.
Translucent creamy yellow with edge of mantle and foot a more opaque white. Mantle covered with red spots, the edge of the notum being encircled with a continuous band of orange dots. Foot banded by orange. Rhinophores white, with a red tip.
• Bertsch, H. (1978). The Chromodoridinae Nudibranchs from the Pacific Coast of America – Part II. The genus Chromodoris. The Veliger, 20 (4): 307-327.
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (October 13) Chromodoris baumanni Bertsch, 1970. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/chrobaum
Chromodoris baumanni laying eggs
From: Angel Chiriboga, January 30, 2004
Chromodoris baumanni from Bahia de Banderas
From: Alicia Hermosillo, July 31, 2003
Chromodoris baumanni from west Mexico
From: Alicia Hermosillo, July 4, 2002
Re: Chromodoris baumanni from Mexico
From: Alicia Hermosillo, May 2, 2002
Chromodoris baumanni from the Sea of Cortez
From: Scott Johnson, October 15, 2000