Mating Oxynoe antillarum

September 1, 2009
From: Lureen Ferretti

Concerning message #22617:

Hi Bill,

This is Lureen again. I'm excited, I have more than one photo to submit. I'll check my other nudi photos to see if I have anything else to offer.

Locality: Lake Worth Lagoon, Palm Beach, 8 feet, Florida, United States, inlet area of the Atlantic Ocean, 18 August 2009, inlet. Length: 1 inch. Photographer: Lureen Ferretti.


Ferretti, L., 2009 (Sep 1) Mating Oxynoe antillarum. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Lureen,

Thanks for these photos of the Caribbean Oxynoe. You mention in your heading that the two animals were mating, although I can't see any sign of it in your top photo. Perhaps they had finished when you took this photo?

More offerings are always welcome

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2009 (Sep 1). Comment on Mating Oxynoe antillarum by Lureen Ferretti. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from


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