Hypselodoris apolegma feeding record

March 19, 2007
From: Richard Swann

Hi Bill

I am fairly sure I have a couple of feeding records for you, I will attach the other one in a different message [#19710]. They are both the same colour form and both from the Mabul island area of Borneo. I belive that the sponge is the same species in both records .

Locality: Mabul island, , 20 meters, Sabah, Borneo, Celebes Sea, September 06, Fringing reef wall. Photographer: Richard Swann.

I hope this is of help in building up your knowledge of different forms of H bullocki.

I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

Best regards
Richard

richard@downbelow.co.uk

Swann, R., 2007 (Mar 19) Hypselodoris apolegma feeding record. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/19709

Thanks Richard,
This 'colour form' has been named Hypseldoris apolegma. You'll see from earlier messages that I am not totally convinced all the forms are good species. This sponge, a species of Euryspongia, seems to be the sole food choice of both H. apolegma and H. bullocki. It is good to get more records to support that view.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2007 (Mar 19). Comment on Hypselodoris apolegma feeding record by Richard Swann. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/19709

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