Syphonota geographica from northern Bali

January 31, 2007
From: Danny van Belle


I think this is Syphonota geographica. It is pretty common at divesite Puri jati - North Bali.

It is sometimes found crawling around in daytime but when disturbed by videolights it tries to hide under the sand.

Locality: Puri Jati - Bali, 12 m, Indonesia, Indian ocean, 16 august 2006, Algea covered sandy area. Length: 8-10 cm. Photographer: Danny van Belle - Stephen Childs.

Danny van Belle

danny.van.belle@skynet.be

Danny Van Belle, 2007 (Jan 31) Syphonota geographica from northern Bali. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/19280

Thanks Danny,
It is nice to get another record of this very chracteristically shaped and coloured sea hare.

Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2007 (Jan 31). Comment on Syphonota geographica from northern Bali by Danny van Belle. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/19280

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