Re: Chromodoris annulata from Thailand

November 28, 2006
From: Asther Lau


Concerning message #9121:

Dear Bill,
Came across this Chromodoris annulata during my dive at the Andaman Sea early this year. Took a few pics while it was "gliding" on the wall of big boulder.

Locality: Bida Nok Rock, Phi Phi Island, Approx. 16 metres, Phuket, Thailand, Andaman Sea, 4th Jan 2006, Wall covered with softcorals & silt.. Length: About 4cm. Photographer: Asther M. Lau.

Regards,
Asther

asther@astherlau.com

Lau, A, 2006 (Nov 28) Re: Chromodoris annulata from Thailand. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/18543

Dear Asther,
As I've commented before, it is very interesting to get records of C. annulata from Thailand. Apart from one puzzling, (and not repeated) record of this species from the Gulf of California (Kerstitch, 1989), it was only known before from the western Indian Ocean.

  • Kerstitch, A. (1989) Sea of Cortez marine Invertebrates. A guide for the Pacific Coast, Mexico to Ecuador. Monterey, California, Sea Challengers. 113 pp.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2006 (Nov 28). Comment on Re: Chromodoris annulata from Thailand by Asther Lau. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/18543

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