Dendronotus subramosus - Take 2

September 15, 2005
From: Clinton Bauder

Hi Bill,
After some back and forth with Dave Behrens (who thinks the animal in my previous message (#14245) might be D. frondosus instead) I have another D. subramosus candidate for you. This one is from the Farallon Islands near San Francisco at the very top of a pinnacle called Noonday Rock. This one actually does have the prey hydroid. (sorry to mislead you in the other message)

Locality: Noonday Rock, Farallon Islands, California, USA. Depth: 10 meters. Length: 20 mm. 9 May 2004. Rocky Pinnacle. Photographer: Clinton Bauder

Also unlike the other image this one is from my video camera and thus of somewhat limited quality.


Bauder, C., 2005 (Sep 15) Dendronotus subramosus - Take 2. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Clinton,
Thanks for this photo, and thanks for following the earlier one up with Dave Behrens, whose message [#14770] I'm posting today as well. As he says ... sometimes the animal wins.
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2005 (Sep 15). Comment on Dendronotus subramosus - Take 2 by Clinton Bauder. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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