September 21, 2001
From: Nishina Masayoshi
Sakuraeolis gerberina is common but usually found in deeper places down to about 20m.
These animals were photographed at Shibasaki Hayama, Japan, 4 Aug 2001.
Comment: Common here
Upper Photo: Nishina Masayoshi
Lower Photo: Nishina Chikako
firstname.lastname@example.orgNishina, M., 2001 (Sep 21) Sakuraeolis gerberina from Japan. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/5023
Dear Nishina & Chikako,
Thanks for these interesting photos of S. gerberina. Dr Yoshi Hirano says that this species feeds and lives on colonies of the hydroid Solanderia misakiensis. Would you know if this is the hydroid in your photos?.