Tambja capensis

(Bergh, 1907)

Tambja capensis
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

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

Comment from Terry Gosliner on photo #9508
It can be distinguished by the solid blue to greenish line along the margin of the mantle. It is the only temperate nembrothid in South Africa.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2968
This large dorid nudibranch is endemic to the Cape Province of South Africa.

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Tambja capensis from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Tambja capensis from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Tambja capensis from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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Tambja capensis from Cape Town, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Terry Gosliner
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Tambja capensis from Port Elizabeth, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Terry Gosliner
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Tambja capensis from Port Elizabeth, South AfricaIdentification reviewed by Marta Pola
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Tambja capensis from Cape Town, South Africa
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