Chromodoris grahami
Thompson, 1980

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Chromodorididae


Quite widely spread in the Caribbean


Locality: St Ann's Bay, 20 feet, Jamaica, West Indies, Caribbean Sea, May 28, 2006. Length: 4-5 mm. Photographer: Anne DuPont.

Background colour of the mantle a mottled translucent salmon pink to red with small bright red or orange spots arranged in three longitudinal lines, one down the midline, and another behind each of the rhinophores. Each spot is surrounded by a clear whitish ring. There is a broad white band around the mantle margin, and overlying it, just in  from the edge, is a thin yellow-orange line. The foot is translucent white with a broad white border and a white line down the posterior midline. There can be a yellow orange line in the middle of the medio-dorsal white line on the posterior foot. The rhinophore stalks are transparent with a reddish purple club, sometimes speckled with white and with a translucent white tip. The gills are translucent pinkish with the upper half a reddish-purple.  There is a white edge, with scattered orange -red spots, around the gill pocket. It grows to aproximately 20 mm in length

  • Thompson, T.E. (1980) Jamaican Opisthobranch Molluscs II. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 46: 74-99
Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2007 (October 15) Chromodoris grahami Thompson, 1980. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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