Unidentified aeolid from Brazil

December 14, 2002
From: Marcelo Krause

This picture is a nudibranch on a diver's glove which I photgraphed in the south of Brazil. In 15 years of diving here this is the only time I saw this species at about 14m depth.

Thank you,


Krause, M., 2002 (Dec 14) Unidentified aeolid from Brazil. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/8575

Dear Marcelo,
I am sorry but this one is not as easy as your last photo. It is an aeolid nudibranch, and most probably a glaucid or flabellinid. I have looked through the relevant literature without success. It is possibly an unnamed species. Hopefully someone with a personal knowledge of the west Atlantic fauna will be able to help identify this
Bst wishes,
Bill Rudman

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