Notodoris gardineri? from Okinawa

March 19, 2004
From: Kunihiro Takahashi

Dear Dr.Rudman,
I found this at Okinawa. I think it is Notodoris gardineri.. Could you identify this please?

Date: 14 March,2004
Location: Cape Maeda,Okinawa, Japan
Depth: 5m
Length: 40mm
W/Temp: 20C degree
Photo by Aya Takahashi

Best Regards,
Kunihiro Takahashi

Takahashi, K., 2004 (Mar 19) Notodoris gardineri? from Okinawa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Kunihiro,
Yes this is N. gardineri. Some species have much more black on them than others
Best wishes
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2004 (Mar 19). Comment on Notodoris gardineri? from Okinawa by Kunihiro Takahashi. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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