Ocellate Phyllidia

Ocellate Phyllidia Ocellate Phyllidia
Ocellate Phyllidia

Credit: Emmy Ahlen

Ocellate Phyllidia

Credit: Emmy Ahlen

Ocellate Phyllidia Phyllidia ocellata

Ocellate Phyllidia (Phyllidia ocellata) is a is a colourful sea slug from the family Phyllidiiidae found in tropical waters around the Indo (West) Pacific region. It is particularly common in Malaysian & Indonesian Borneo, Eastern Indonesia, PNG, and Solomon Islands. 

Scientific Rank
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Phyllidiidae (Phyllidiidae)
Genus: Phyllidia (Phyllidia)
Species: Phyllidia ocellata
Average Size: 3 centimetres

Ocellate Phyllidia - Where Can You Find Them When Scuba diving?


  • Similan Islands
  • Richelieu Rock
  • Hin Daeng
  • Koh Haa
  • Phuket
  • Koh Phi Phi
  • Surin Islands
  • Hin Muang
  • Koh Tachai
  • Boonsung Wreck


  • Ari Atoll
  • Addu Atoll
  • Male Atoll
  • Vaavu Atoll
  • Meemu Atoll
  • Rasdhoo Atoll
  • Thaa Atoll
  • Lhaviyani Atoll
  • Baa Atoll
  • Noonu Atoll
  • Raa Atoll


  • Komodo
  • Raja Ampat
  • Lombok
  • Bali
  • Lembeh
  • Ambon
  • Banda
  • Cenderawasih Bay
  • Misool
  • Forgotten Islands
  • Maumere


  • Mergui Archipelago


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  • The Brothers
  • Elphinstone
  • Thistlegorm Wreck
  • Daedalus
  • Ras Mohamed
  • Abu Nuhas
  • St. John's
  • Abu Galawa Soraya
  • Gubal
  • Zabargad Island
  • Rocky Island

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