Doris? sp. 1.
Western Indian Ocean?
Pangavini, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, November, 1976.
PHOTO: Bill Rudman.
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (July 7) Doris? sp. 1. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/dorisp1
February 5, 2009
From: Sully Bachel
I've found this beautiful Doris in a sandy place
Locality: Ile Ste Marie, 14 m, Madagascar, Indian Ocean, 20 October 2008. Length: 40 mm. Photographer: Sully Bachel.
firstname.lastname@example.orgBachel, S., 2009 (Feb 5) Re: Doris? at Mauritius. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/22187
Yes this is the animsl I am calling Doris sp. 1 at present. It seems to be restricted to the Indian Ocean.
July 10, 2003
From: Rudolph van Jaarsveld
Could you identify this slug please? I took the photo at Sodwana Bay, South Africa in May 2003 at a depth of 15 meters.
This photo was taken with 1:1 extension tube, 35mm lens, Nikonos V.
Rudolph van Jaarsveld
email@example.comJaarsveld, R., 2003 (Jul 10) Dorid from Sodwana Bay, South Africa . [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/10258
I can't say much about this dorid except that it is the one I am calling Doris? sp. 1 on the Forum.
March 11, 2000
From: Valda Fraser
Please tell me, which Doris is this? It's one of my favourites.
Locality: South Coast KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA. Park Rynie - 25m
Date: Oct 1999
firstname.lastname@example.orgFraser, V., 2000 (Mar 11) Dorid from South Africa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/2019
I'm afraid this species odesn't have a name at present. It is in the Forum as Doris? sp. 1.
July 16, 1999
From: Neil Miller
I have been looking through your pages on Nudibranchs and find them quite interesting. I was wondering if you knew what Nudibranch it is that I have attached as a jpeg file.
I've looked in a number of books and not found a match as yet. It was found at Lady Elliot Island, Queensland, Depth, 1 mtr (Lagoon), October 1992.
I hope you don't mind me sending it to you, I have this and more on my website for Scuba Divers at http://www.diveoz.com.au where I intend to upload even more shots of Nudibranchs. I just brought a 1:2 macro lens for getting closer to the smaller ones and I look forward to trying it out soon.
email@example.comMiller, N., 1999 (Jul 16) Doris? sp. 1. from. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/1055
This is found throughout the tropical and warm temperate Indo-West Pacific. Have a look at the top of the page and the other messages below yours for other records. Unfortunately it hasn't a name yet and until it is studied more fully I can't even say what genus it belongs to. At the moment then it is just Doris? sp. 1.
Good Luck with your site and your photography. I'm happy to help with identifications.
May 30, 1999
From: Clay Bryce
I am working on the Dorids for the new book at the moment and noticed your reference to Doris? sp.1. It also occures in the Kimberley region of W. Australia (Jones I. Cat.No. WAM 309-95. Found intertidally on a reef flat under a dead coral slab).
firstname.lastname@example.orgBryce, C., 1999 (May 30) Doris? sp.1 from Western Australia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/892
July 7, 1998
From: Erwin Koehler
this photo was taken by Georg Heinze, a friend of mine in August 93 at Mauritius. This photo was made with NIKONOS V and 28mm lens, without a close-up - this photo is enlarged. Georg said it's size was about 4cm, depth about 10m. More photos by Georg Heinze (Mauritius, Philippines, Mediterranean Sea) at: http://www.medslugs.de/E/mssmain.htm
E.Koehler@deutschepost.deKoehler, E., 1998 (Jul 7) Doris? at Mauritius. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/99
Erwin, Georg's photo takes me back to Tanzania, over 20 years ago. I am pretty sure his animal is the same as the one I have illustrated above, although the tubercles in the Mauritius photo are not tipped in black. Terry Gosliner records it from South Africa as well. (see Doris sp2. p. 62 in Gosliner, T., 1987. Nudibranchs of Southern Africa. Sea Challengers: Monterey). It is an unnamed species tentatively placed in the genus Doris... Bill RudmanRudman, W.B., 1998 (Jul 7). Comment on Doris? at Mauritius by Erwin Koehler. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/99