Nembrotha yonowae

Goethel and Debelius, 1992

Also known as: Nembrotha guttata

Nembrotha yonowae
Photographed by: Dave Harasti

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Polyceridae
Species:Nembrotha yonowae

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #29802
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #12301
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #7052
The individual in this photo is eating a transparent sea squirt.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #842
At the moment I would call this Nembrotha cf. guttata, or simply Nembrotha sp. All the Indian Ocean ones are orange and black with some green, but all the Pacific photos I have seen have distinctive white markings on the body, rhinophores, and gills. The spots are also different, as is the ground colour. Without bodies, I am afraid it is impossible to say. There do seem to be consistent geographical differences between these two, although there are a number or green and orange spotted species.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1085
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1149
A juvenile individual.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1411
This individual is a bit unusual in having pale violet-blue rhinophores and gills (they are usually black).

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Pictures of Nembrotha yonowae

Nembrotha yonowae from Ambon, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Camiguin, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 10 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from VietnamIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Vietnam
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Komodo, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Marta Pola
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Wakatobi, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Marta Pola
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Similan Islands, ThailandIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha cf. yonowae from Kapalai, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Lombok, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Nembrotha yonowae from Puerto Galera, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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