Notaeolidia gigas??



Antarctic waters


Locality: Neptune's Bellows, Deception Island, South Shetland Islands, Southern Ocean. 27 meters. Length 7cm. 1 February 2007. Rock wall
David Cothran

I doubt if this aeolid is identifiable without an anatomical study. It has previously been misidentified on the Forum as Notaeolidia gigas [see upper photo in Norbert Wu's message #19612]. See further comment and messages below. It is clearly not a species of Notaeolidia.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2007 (March 15) Notaeolidia gigas?? [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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