(Gosliner & Williams, 1972)
Mexico (Gulf of California), California, USA.
West Anacapa Island, Channel Islands National Park, California, in 8-10 m., 5 July 2001. Approx 3cm long. Photo: Daniel Geiger.
Black with many small white spots which appear opaline blue-green in certain light. The edge of the parapodia is lined with orange spots. It is much smaller than Navanax inermis rarely reaching more than 40mm in length.
• A new species of Chelidonura from Bahia San Carlos, Gulf of California, with a synonymy of the family Aglajidae. The Veliger, 14(4): 424-436.
Rudman, W.B., 2001 (July 31) Navanax polyalphos (Gosliner & Williams, 1972). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/navapoly
August 2, 2001
From: Daniel Geiger
Here are some photos of Navanax polyalphos for the Forum. They were taken at West Anacapa Island, Channel Islands National Park, California, in 8-10 m., 5 July 2001. The animal was about 3cm long.
email@example.comGeiger, D., 2001 (Aug 2) Navanax polyalphos from California. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/4984
Thanks for this photo. It is certainly interesting to have the two sympatric species of Navanax, one so much bigger than the other.