September 23, 2008
From: Jim Anderson
Concerning message #6190:
Here is Doto pinnatifida - Another 'new' species for me last month. Identified for me by Bernard Picton.
Locality: Barmore Island, Loch Fyne, 12 m, Scotland, NE Atlantic, 31 August 2008, Boulder slope in sea loch. Length: 30 mm. Photographer: Jim Anderson.
Water temperature 13 deg C.
Anderson, J, 2008 (Sep 23) Doto pinnatifida from Scotland. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/21904
It's always good to be able to add a 'new' species to the Forum. The numerous species of Doto found in the north Atlantic, all very similar in appearance, are a lesson to anyone trying to identify species of Doto from less well-known faunas. There are probably many more species then we realise.