Bornella anguilla

S. Johnson, 1984

Bornella anguilla
Photographed by: Marco Waagmeester

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Dendronotina
Family:Bornellidae
Species:Bornella anguilla

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #2404
Definitely feeding.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #15790
A very small juvenile individual in situ on its food hydroid.

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #11762
This is Bornella anguilla. This specimen seems to have a bit of the greenish tint that was present in all but one of the original specimens described from the Marshall Islands. Judging from the numerous photos on the web from widely scattered locations, specimens from most areas do not have this greenish color.

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #11834
This is Bornella anguilla, now known to be distributed widely across the Indo-West Pacific from South and East Africa to the Hawaiian Islands. It is the only nudibranch I know that swims like an eel or blenny.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #5381
Yes. Great I had this as a first record from Mauritius, so nice to see it again!

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Pictures of Bornella anguilla

Bornella anguilla from Ambon, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 10 years ago
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Bornella anguilla from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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Bornella anguilla from Kusu Island, SingaporeIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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Bornella anguilla from Saipan, Nthn. Mariana IslandsIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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Bornella anguilla from MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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Bornella anguilla from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
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Bornella anguilla from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
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Bornella anguilla from Manado, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Bill Rudman
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Bornella anguilla from Pulau Hantu, SingaporeIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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Bornella anguilla from Similan Islands, ThailandIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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Bornella anguilla from Mergui Archipelago, MyanmarIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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Bornella anguilla from Mergui Archipelago, MyanmarIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
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