Noumea? sp. 1.
South Coast KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA. Park Rynie - 25m. 22 Jan 2000, 25mm long. PHOTO: Valda Fraser.
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Rudman, W.B., 2000 (January 30) Noumea? sp. 1. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/noumsp1
January 31, 2000
From: Valda Fraser
I have not been able to identify this nudibranch. Please help.
Locality: South Coast KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA. Park Rynie - 25m
Date: 22 Jan 2000
firstname.lastname@example.orgFraser, V., 2000 (Jan 31) Noumea sp? from South Africa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/1796
This is another interesting looking chromodorid. It is possibly a member of the genus Noumea but I would need to look at its anatomy. The position of the mantle glands (visible as opaque white streaks), and their elongate shape, is quite unusual.