Willan's Chromodoris

Willan's Chromodoris Willan's Chromodoris
Willan's Chromodoris

Credit: Johan Folmeus

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

Willan's Chromodoris - Where Can You Find Them When Scuba diving?

Thailand

Data not yet available

Maldives

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

Indonesia

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

Myanmar/Burma

Data not yet available

Malaysia

Data not yet available

Egypt

  • 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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