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Updated 5/25/2017

Family Chromodorididae

This family contains many of the elongate colorful species popular with divers and photographers.  The group has recently undergone extensive study, resulting in many generic name changes.  Due to their broad range of color and pattern, undescribed 'species' continue to be discovered.

 

HAWAII

Ceratosoma tenue

KANGAROO NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus albopunctatus

WHITE-SPOTTED NUDIBRANCH

 

 

Goniobranchus sp. 1

RED-SPOTTED NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus sp. 5 

MIDWAY RED-SPOTTED NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris paulinae

PAULINE'S NUDIBRANCH

 

 

Doriprismatica atromarginata

BLACK-MARGIN NUDIBRANCH

 

Ardeadoris scottjohnsoni

SCOTT JOHNSON'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus verrieri

VERRIER'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Ardeadoris poliahu 

SNOW-GODDESS NUDIBRANCH

 

 

Glossodoris rufomarginata

WHITE-MARGIN NUDIBRANCH

 

Ardeadoris tomsmithi

TOM SMITH'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus decorus

DECORATED NUDIBRANCH

 

Chromodoris aspersa

PURPLE-SPOTTED NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris infucata

PAINTED NUDIBRANCH

 

 

Hypselodoris bertschi

BERTSCH'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris peasei

PEASE'S NUDIBRANCH

Hypselodoris insulana

ISLAND NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris violabranchia

VIOLET- GILL NUDIBRANCH

 


Hypselodoris maridadilus

MAGENTA-STRIPED NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris alboterminata

WHITE-DOT NUDIBRANCH

 

Verconia varians

VARIABLE NOUMEA

 

Verconia sp. 4

GLORIOUS NOUMEA

 

Thorunna daniellae


DANIELLE'S NUDIBRANCH

Thorunna kahuna

KAHUNA NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus vibratus

TREMBLING NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris imperialis

IMPERIAL NUDIBRANCH

Goniobranchus albopustulosus

WHITE-BUMP NUDIBRANCH

 

Miamira sinuata

JOLLY GREEN GIANT NUDIBRANCH

Ardeadoris angustolutea

YELLOW-MARGIN NUDIBRANCH

 

Verconia simplex

SIMPLE NOUMEA

Diversidoris flava

YELLOW NOUMEA

 

Ceratosoma sp. 2

LILAC CERATOSOMA

Goniobranchus sp. 2

SNOWY NUDIBRANCH

 

Ardeadoris sp. 2

ORANGE-MARGIN NUDIBRANCH


INDO-PACIFIC

Goniobranchus kuniei

KUNIE'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris tryoni

TRYON'S NUDIBRANCH

Goniobranchus coi

COI'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Doriprismatica sibogae

SIBOGA NUDIBRANCH

 

Chromodoris sp. 1

 

Chromodoris sp.

 

Chromodoris colemani

COLEMAN'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Chromodoris magnifica

MAGNIFICENT NUDIBRANCH

Chromodoris lochi

LOCH'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Chromodoris willani

WILLAN'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Chromodoris annae

ANNA'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Ardeadoris averni

REDMARGIN NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris apolegma

PURPLE NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris bullocki

BULLOCK'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus reticulatus

RETICULATED NUDIBRANCH

 

Hypselodoris maculosa

SPOTTED HYPSELODORIS

 

Goniobranchus geometricus  

GEOMETRY NUDIBRANCH

 

Goniobranchus aureopurpureus

BLUEMARGIN NUDIBRANCH

Goniobranchus sp. 11

 

 

Hypselodoris sp. 2

ORANGESPOT NUDIBRANCH

Cadlinella ornatissima

ORNATE NUDIBRANCH

Mexichromis multituberculata

PURPLE WART NUDIBRANCH

 

Glossodoris cincta

GIRDLED NUDIBRANCH

 

Glossodoris hikuerensis

TUAMOTU NUDIBRANCH

Chromodoris lineolata

LINED NUDIBRANCH

 

Miamira magnifica

MAGNIFICENT NUDIBRANCH


NORTHEAST PACIFIC 

Felimida macfarlandi

MACFARLAND'S NUDIBRANCH

 

Cadlina luteomarginata

YELLOW-MARGINED CADLINA