Chromodoris coi

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.

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The above information courtesy of:

Dr. Terry Gosliner

California Academy of Sciences

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