Tambja sp. 1.

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Polyceridae
Subfamily: Nembrothinae


East Australian coast (New South Wales, southern Queensland, Lord Howe Island), northern New Zealand.


Fly Point, Port Stephens, central New South Wales, Oct 1986. Grows to about 30mm. PHOTO: Bill Rudman.

This is at present unnamed. Not uncommon on arborescent bryozoans and ranges from green with black lines to yellow in colour. The dark colouration ranges from purple to black and in larger specimens the gills are edged in black.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (December 10) Tambja sp. 1. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/tambnsw