Chromodoris leopardus from Indonesia

December 2, 2002
From: Sabine Noack

Dear Bill,
Here are 2 pictures of Chromodoris leopardus in different colors.

Upper: (with the small passenger)
Size: ~5cm,
Depth: ~8m
Dive Site: Crinoid Canyon, Nusa Kode, Indonesia. October 2002, daytime
Size: ~4cm,
Depth: ~5m
Dive Site: Pasir Putik, Moyo, Indonesia. October 2002, daytime


Noack, S., 2002 (Dec 2) Chromodoris leopardus from Indonesia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Sabine,
Its very useful to have examples showing the variations in the brown background colour. It is interesting to see how similar they are to the two photos from eastern Australia on the species Fact Sheet
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

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