April 12, 2010
From: Aurélien Roger
I found this Doris on a reef, between Anguilla and St Martin, North Caribbean.
It was on an old piece of motor engine, full of sponges.
Size : around 1 cm.
Deep : 14 m / 42 feet deep
Date : 7 april 2010
"running away" from underwater light.
Locality: reef between Anguilla (UK Virgin island) & St Martin, 14 metres, Carribean Sea, 07 april 2010, 40 meters visibility, 27C degrees underwater. Length: 1 cm. Photographer: Aurélien Roger.
firstname.lastname@example.orgAure, 2010 (Apr 12) Chromodoris clenchi from St Martin, Caribbean. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/23470
This brightly coloured nudibranch is Chromodoris clenchi. If you look at the species' Fact Sheet, and attached messages, you will see there are a number of similarly coloured species.
Chromodoris clenchi feeding
From: Anne DuPont, September 28, 2007
Chromodoris binza & C. clenchi from Florida
From: Linda Ianniello, February 14, 2002
Juvenile Chromodoris clenchi from Jamaica
From: Barry Lipman, June 19, 2001
Photos of Chromodoris clenchi
From: Dave Behrens, October 14, 2000