Gymnodoris aurita

(Gould, 1852)

Gymnodoris aurita
Photographed by: Wolfgang Krutz

Some dive operators named it Strawberry nudibranch

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Gymnodorididae
Species:Gymnodoris aurita

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #5252
This species is voracious, and here it is finishing off a dendronotid.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #34
Like most gymnodorids, this one is a predator on other nudibranchs, including members of its own species.

Gymnodoris aurita is described as large, reddish species with prominent tubercles and a yellowish border to the foot. It is known from the Philippines and Indonesia.

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Pictures of Gymnodoris aurita

Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Alor, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Alor, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
Viewed 1757 times
Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Queensland, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 9 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Flores, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 9 years ago
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Gymnodoris aurita from Anilao, Philippines
Posted 9 years ago
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