Aphelodoris varia from Sydney

December 10, 2002
From: Ian Simpson

Dear Bill,
Here are a pair of Aphelodoris varia from Shark Point (Clovelly, Sydney, NSW), lst January 2002; depth 18 metres

This pair appears to be mating, although the only indication is that they are lined up next to each other as no glands are visible

Ian Simpson

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Simpson, I., 2002 (Dec 10) Aphelodoris varia from Sydney. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/8612

Thanks Ian,
This is one of those common species we know little about. If you ever see it feeding or habitually on the same sponge, a photo would be welcome
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman


Aphelodoris varia

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