Doriprismatica plumbea

Image courtesy of John Greenamyer
Milne Bay, PNG
Freeze Frame from Video circa 2008

Doriprismatica plumbea (Pagenstecher, 1877)

Members of this genus have rigid undulations of the mantle edge and vibrating gills.

D. plumbea is brown to reddish brown with white speckling. The notal edge has a yellow inner broad band, followed by a narrow irregular greenish blue band and often a marginal black band. The rhinophoral lamellae have opaque white lines and the gill is lined with black.

The distribution of this sponge eating species is wide including the Western Indian Ocean and the Red Sea.

Dave Behrens
New Braunfels, TX
Apr. 2024
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Linda Blanchard, John Greenamyer , and Kevin Lee
Recognition Ceremony Doto Greenamyeri
Orange County Underwater Photographic Society monthly meeting
July 14th, 2015

John Greenamyer has been diving some thirty years with a macro u/w photography pursuit using both still photography and video. His favorite diving areas are PNG and Indonesia with an emphasis on PNG, especially the Milne Bay region so popularized for its "muck" photographic opportunities. On many of these trips, he was in the company of Roger Steene, Neville Coleman and Ali Hermosillo on the CHERTAN!

John has been kind of a mentor to me when it comes to super macro sea slug videos! John is also a great supporter of the site and I look forward to diving with him again in the future!

Congratulations John, your naming is an honor richly deserved!

Michael Miller
San Diego, Calif
Jan, 2015

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From left to right, Terry Gosliner, Angel Valdes, Dave Behrens La Jolla, Calif.

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