Reunion, Chromodoris cavae with dark purple coloration, at Etang salé, by Philibert Bidgrain

Philibert Bidgrain

Locality : on the rocky coast

Length : 20-22 mm

Depth : less 1 m

Date : 4 December 2006

Remarks :

It 's a photo of Chromodoris cavae. In some colour extremes the purple becomes more dominant, with the rhinophore clubs and foot and mantle border becoming dark purple and the gills becoming lined with purple.

Philibert Bidgrain