Willan's Chromodoris (Chromodoris willani) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Willan's Chromodoris

Willan's Chromodoris
Willan's Chromodoris
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Willan's Chromodoris
Willan's Chromodoris
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Willan's Chromodoris Chromodoris willani
Description

Willan's Chromodoris (Chromodoris willani) is a medium-size nudibranch that is not as vibrant in colour as some other species. It is normally very pale blue, with three longitudinal black stripes. The middle stripe is normally broken. On its rhinophores and gills there are many tiny bright specks.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Chromodorididae (Chromodorididae)
Genus: Chromodoris (Chromodoris)
Species: Chromodoris willani
Size
Average Size: 4 centimetres

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