Thuridilla sp. 6

Image courtesy of William Tan

Thuridilla sp. 6 (undescribed)

I can't tell you how excited we were when William Tan sent us this photo. No question - it had to go on the cover of Nudibranchs & Sea Slug Identification. We don't know much about this sapsucking slug, but we do know it is one knock out on the color chart. The blue body with undulating orange to brown pattern along the parapodial margin, punctuated with yellow spots is a total give away.

Willam shot this one in Malaysia. His specimen was about 20 mm in length. One thing for sure, we will be looking for it in Anilao at this March's Nudibranch Workshops in Anilao.

The book is now available at New World Publications for $60 + shipping!

Dave Behrens
Sammamish, WA 98074
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William on location

A violinist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, William Tan travels extensively between concert seasons photographing marine life for tourism organizations, scientific research groups, dive magazines, camera manufacturers, and resorts.

Camera equipment used for this image: F90X with 2x YS120 strobes

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

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