Re: French Common Names

September 7, 2002
From: Jun Imamoto

Dear Patricia and Bill,
Japanese people also show a tendency to look for a common name too. But, I think these names are almost meaningless in the academic place, because anyone can introduce a general name.
Because of that, the same sea slug sometimes has more than one general name. I think that this is a source of much confusion. Actually, I am often confused about the Japanese names of some sea slugs.
Best Regards,
Jun Imamoto

Imamoto, J., 2002 (Sep 7) Re: French Common Names. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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