Purple-Edged Ceratosoma

Purple-Edged Ceratosoma Purple-Edged Ceratosoma
Kangaroo Nudibranch

Credit: Pablo Mallegol Dahlgren

Purple-Edged Ceratosoma Ceratosoma tenue

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.

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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