Purple-Edged Ceratosoma (Ceratosoma tenue) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Purple-Edged Ceratosoma

Purple-Edged Ceratosoma (Ceratosoma tenue) is also known as the Kangaroo Nudibranch. It grows up to 10 cm. in length and can be found from Eastern Africa to the Western Pacific. The purple colouration on the edge of its mantle make it popular with photographers.

Purple-Edged Ceratosoma
Kangaroo Nudibranch
Credit: Pablo Mallegol Dahlgren
Purple-Edged Ceratosoma Ceratosoma tenue
Scientific Rank
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Chromodorididae (Chromodoris)
Genus: Ceratosoma (Ceratosoma)
Species: Ceratosoma tenue
Average Size: 8 centimetres

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