Re Tambja oliva from South Carolina, USA

September 5, 2005
From: Rachael King

Dr. Rudman,
Ray Simpson contacted us recently about an image of Tambja oliva that we have in the photo gallery on our website [message #14592 ]. The specimen was taken at 170 ft depth off South Carolina on a submersible dive (Johnson Sea Link) as part of a NOAA expedition we were involved in in 2003.
I'm a crustacean taxonomist and have very limited abilities with molluscs thus we have not moved very far ahead with our molluscan identification work. We have only one specimen of that species so far, but we are still processing material from our 03/04 sampling seasons.
All the best,

Dr. Rachael King
Southeastern Regional Taxonomic Center
Marine Resources Research Institute

King, R., 2005 (Sep 5) Re Tambja oliva from South Carolina, USA. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Rachael,
Bill Rudman


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