Gymnodoris sp. 5.

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Gymnodorididae


Throughout tropical Indo-West Pacific. (Madagascar, Great Barrier Reef, Marshall Islands).


Two photos of an animal, 55mm long, from Osprey Reef, off Cairns, Nth.Queensland, December 1984. PHOTOS: I. Loch.

This white animal with large pustules, differs from all other gymnodorids in shape and colour.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (October 24) Gymnodoris sp. 5. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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