Ceratosoma tenue from Sth Africa

February 23, 2004
From: Riaan Marx

Hi Bill.
I photographed this critter at Sodwana, [KwaZulu Natal], South Africa.

Could you please assist with an identification?

Thanks!
Riaan

rmarx@ms.cs.co.za

Marx, R., 2004 (Feb 23) Ceratosoma tenue from Sth Africa. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/12264

Dear Riaan,
This is Ceratosoma tenue. The pair of 'bumps' on the mantle edge between the gills and the head are a good character of this species which has often been mistaken for C. trilobatum.
Best wishes
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2004 (Feb 23). Comment on Ceratosoma tenue from Sth Africa by Riaan Marx. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/12264

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