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Scientific name: Chromodoris sp3
Common name: Domino dorid
Taxonomy
Phyulm Sub Phylum Class Sub Class Order Sub Order Family Sub Family Genus Species
Mollusca Not Defined Gastropoda Opisthobranchia Nudibranchia Doridina Chromodorididae Not defined Chromodoris Chromodoris sp3

 

Short Description:

The domino nudibranch is a white-bodied dorid with a smooth skin and with variably distributed dark spots and an opaque white band around the notum. 

Identification
features:
It has eight gills arranged around the anus and its rhinophores are perfoiate
Size: 50mm
Behaviour:  
Distribution: This species has so far only been found around the southern African coast from the Cape Peninsula to Port Elizabeth It is probably endemic
Diet: This species feeds on sponges
Depth: Subtidally to 30m.
Habitat: Rocky shores
Reference: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Database Statistics
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Photographer Date City Area Dive site Temp Size Depth Camera Photo Video
Analize de Vries-(Port Elizabeth) 2009-03-14 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Crossroads 17 30mm 15m Sony DSC-W170 photo
Gerhard Ferreira-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-03-07 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Mark 4 Swimthru 13 25mm 18m Canon Powershot A60 photo
Gerhard Ferreira-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-03-07 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Mark 4 Swimthru 13 25mm 18m Canon Powershot A60 photo
Glenn Jacoby-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-02-06 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Riy Banks 14 20mm 25m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Glenn Jacoby-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-04-27 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Gasmic Gorge 18 20mm 20m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Glenn Jacoby-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-04-27 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Gasmic Gorge 18 15mm 20m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Glenn Jacoby-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-07-25 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Scotsmans Reef/Moonie 15 20mm 13m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Glenn Jacoby-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-12-21 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Mark 4 The wall 17 20mm 14m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Glenn Jacoby-(Port Elizabeth) 2011-03-19 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Riy Banks 18 20mm 24m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-02-28 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Scotsmans Reef/Moonie 15 12mm 8 Olympus SP560UZ photo
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-02-28 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Scotsmans Reef/Moonie 15 12mm 8 Olympus SP560UZ photo
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-02-28 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Scotsmans Reef/Moonie 15 12mm 8 Olympus SP560UZ photo
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2011-03-19 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Riy Banks 18 20mm 22 Olympus SP560UZ photo
Juan Snyman-(Port Elizabeth) 2009-03-23 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Riy Banks 14 25mm 24m Fujifilm Finepix F50fd photo
Quinton Andrews-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-05-23 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Riy Banks 17 20mm 18m Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR photo
Riaan Rossouw-(East Londen) 2009-06-13 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Mark 4 The wall 16 50mm 18m Panasonic DMC FX10 photo
Sharon Clark-(Port Elizabeth) 2010-11-21 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Phillips Reef 17 20mm 8m Canon Powershot A70 photo
Yvette Retief-(Port Elizabeth) 2015-04-12 Port Elizabeth Wildside (PE-WS)-Bermuda 17 15mm 15m Sony DSC-W390 photo
 
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