Chromodoris coi undulates the edges of its mantle when it crawls and is generally found in
relatively sheltered habitats, such as in lagoons and on wrecks. It was originally described by Risbec in 1956 from
Vietnam and has more recently been found from: Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines,
Guam, Okinawa and the Marshall Islands. Like other members of the genus, it feeds on sponges.
As a new feature to the Slug Site, a different nudibranch will be selected on a weekly basis for enchanced display.
The above information courtesy of:
Dr. Terry Gosliner
California Academy of Sciences
Send Terry mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
For those of you interested in the photographic background information of the images, the following may be of interest!
Camera System: Tussey T-300 underwater housing with FM-2/Nikon 60mm lens.
Strobe: Ikelite Ai
Film: Fuji Velvia
Site: Batangas, Luzon, Philippines
Photo Editing: PhotoStyler 2.0 on 486 DX-2 33 mhz/ 64 megs RAM
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