South-west Indian Ocean Seaslug and Flatworm site

Reunion Island participants :

Sophie Albanhac
Stéphan Aubert
Olivier Aubrespin
Sully Bachel
Monika Bachel
Laurent Bardot
Alain Barrère
Laurent Beche
Geoffrey Bertrand
François Beudard
Philibert Bidgrain
Sully Blancard
Guillaume Boeye
Christine Bottin
Kévin Bourdon
Philippe Bourjon
Christophe Cadet
Thierry Cailleux
Jean Cardon
Philippe Cao Van
David Caron
Jean-Philippe Chartier
Jean-Luc Cheverry
Stéphane Ciccione
Jérôme Clotagatide
Christian Cocherel
Laurent Darey
Armand Daydé
Béatrice Delteil
Alain Diringer
Delphine Dupin
Sophie Darnis
Emmanuel Eby
Jean Louis Fabry
David Faget
Franck Faria
Jean marc Ferrand
Katia Ferrer
Hugues Flodrops
Sandrine Flodrops
Sébastien Flouvat
Eva Fontaine
Patrick Frouin
Jean-marie Gradot
Jean-jacques Giordan
Thierry Gomilla
Nicole Gravier-Bonnet
Gaetan Hoarau
Christophe Jammes
Maurice Jay
Claire Jean
Mathieu Lagarde
Alexandre Laporte
Yvon Laurelut
Rachel Lebatard
Lucie Maillot
Fabrice Mallet
Bruno Manciet
Alain Martinat
Fabien Michenet
Erwan Meyer
Elisabeth Morcel
Thierry Mulochau
Daniel Nardin
Pierre Navorro
Guillaume Nédellec
Nicolas Noel
Carole Nussbaumer
Yann Oulia
Cédric Péneau
Thierry Peres
Marina Poddubetskaia
Sébastien Pomarede
Alain Puig
Sonia Ribes-Beaudemoulin
Nathalie Rodrigues
Raphaël Roland Gosselin
Isabelle Ruffin
Céline Tasset
Michel Touzet
Florence Trentin
Seb Vasquez

Mauritius Island participants :

Mathieu Bayon
Vanessa Béchard
Fabrice Bettex
Philibert Bidgrain
David Caron
David Faget
Hilary Jones
Richard Lai Cheong
Juliette Larossa
Patrick Millar
Jamie Mcnab
Pierre Périès
Marina Poddubetskaia
Raphaël Roland Gosselin
Geoffrey Summers
Françoise Summers
Yann von Arnim
Nathalie Yonow

 

Mayotte Island participants :

Emmanuelle Aigle
Sebastien Bascoulès
Philibert Bidgrain
Nathalie Bidgrain
Pierrick Bourny
Daniel Budet
Armand Daydé
Bernard Deuss
Matthias Deuss
Vincent Dinhut
Emmanuel Eby
Hugues Flodrops
Sandrine Flodrops
Eva Fontaine
Freddy Fuentes
Nathalie Geffriaud 
Rozenn Gildas
Yvon Gildas
Maguelone Grateau
Pascal Guillemet-Claudel
Etienne Guitton
Yvon Laurelut
Rachel Lebatard
Sylvain Le Bris
Yann Perrot
Olivier Police
Pierre Riboulon
Raphaël Roland Gosselin
Adrien Rondel
Fabrice Schubert
Céline Tasset
Florence Trentin
Norbert Verneau
Marina Poddubetskaia

 

Seychelles participants :

Sophie Darnis
Christophe Mason-Parker

Tanzania and zanzibar participant :

Arnaud Douay
Maria Efremova-Holmes

Madagascar participants :

Sully Bachel
Alain Barrére
Nathalie Bazard
Philibert Bidgrain
Philippe Cao Van
Sula Corbet
Franck Ducharne
Myriam Dupuis
Hugues Flodrops
Olivier Fournajoux
Pirjo Pellet
Alain-Benoît Rassat

Administration and conception of this site :

Philibert Bidgrain

Bibliographic data :

Brunckhorst, D.J. (1993) The systematics and phylogeny of Phyllidiid Nudibranchs (Doridoidea). Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 16: 1-107.
    Coleman,N (2001) 1001 Nudibranches. Catologue of indo-pacific sea slugs.
    Debelius,H (1996) Nudibranches and seasnails indo-pacific field guide. Ikan- unterwasserarchiv
    Gosliner,T.M.(1987) Nudibranches of Southern Africa : A guide to Opistobranch Molluscs of Southern Africa. Sea challengers and Jeff Hamann: Monterey.
    Gosliner,T.M.; Behrens,D.W.; Williams,G.C. (1996) Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific. Sea challengers: Monterey.
    Marshall, J.G.; Willan R.C. (1999) Nudibranchs of Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef. Backhuys publishers Leiden
    Newman, L.J. & Cannon, L.R.G. (2003). Marine Flatworms: the world of Polyclads . CSIRO Publishing : Melbourne 112
    Yonow,N (2008) Seaslugs of the Red Sea, Pensoft Publishers
    Coleman,N (2008) Nudibranchs encyclopedia, Catalogue of asia/indo-pacific seaslugs
    Gosliner,T.M.; Behrens,D.W.; Valdés,A (2008) Indo-pacific nudibranchs and seaslugs A field guide to the World's most diverse fauna

Change name:

You can find in Australia Nudibranch News, N°3 November 1998. An update for" change name" (Debelius and Gosliner's books)
    You can find in Nudibranch News, 3:12 August 2001. An update for errata (Coleman's book)

Website :

About Seaslugs ...

Sea Slug Forum (http://www.seaslugforum.net/) by Bill Rudman.

Where you can find information and different photos of each species of sea slugs.

Nudipixel (http://www.nudipixel.net/)

Where you can find seaslug from all the world. Some of them are identified by world specialists such as : Richard Willan, Gary McDonald, Nathalie Yonow, Terry Gosliner, Dave Behrens, Marta Pola, Marian Litvaitis, Alexander Martynov, Scott Johnson, Neville Coleman and Leslie Harris. Take care, only photo whis a green round are validated by a specialist

Mollusca opistobranchia (http://www.seaslug.com) by Steve Long.

Where you can find a systematic list of the opistobranchia

Opistobranches from around the world (http://www.medslugs.de/Opi/Opistobranchia.htm) by Erwin Koehler

Where you can find the complete classification of the opistobranchs, arranged both alphabetically and taxonomically, and for each species you can have different web site links where you can find photos or information.

The slug site (http://slugsite.tierranet.com) by Mike Miller

Where you can find images and information of opisthobranchs from the east Pacific coast of North America and Central America, Caribbean and Western Pacific (Hawaii, Philippines).
Many of there are also present in Reunion Island

Nembro (http://www.nembro.info) by Marina Poddubetskaia

Where you can find images and information of opisthobranchs from differents region around the world, and more specialy from Reunion Island, Mauritius, Mayotte Island.

Okinawa Slug Site (http://rfbolland.com) by Robert Bolland.

Where you can find images and information of opisthobranchs from Okinawa. Go to the thumbnail image page and find all the 435 species...
Many of there are also present in Reunion Island

Seaslugs of Hawai (http://seaslugsofhawaii.com/index.html) by Cory Pittman and Pauline Fiene

If you are interest by seaslug from Hawa i...

Seaslugs from sunshine coast Australia (http://www.nudibranch.com.au/index.html) by Gary Cobb, David Mullins and Richard Willan

If you are interest by seaslug from Australia ...

Red Sea seaslug (http://www.koretz.net/Eilat/Invertebrates/Molluscs/Opistobranchs.htm) by Binyamin and Shulamit Koretz

Many photos from Red Sea, but many of these species are also present in our island.

Marenostrum (http://marenostrum.org/vidamarina/animalia/invertebrados/moluscos/gasteropodos/opistobranquios/index-alfa.htm) by Michel Pontes

If you are interest by seaslug from Méditerranée ...

Opistobranches de Tahiti (http://www.nuditahiti.com) by Fabien Michenet

Opistobranchia from Tahiti Island

Nudibranchs and Seaslugs : Mozambique (http://www.seaslugs.org/index.php/en/)

A site in our region...

About flatworms ...

Discovery life (http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Rhabditophora)

A reference site managed by Rachelle Wallace (University of Georgia) and Marian Litvaitis (University of New Hamshire)

Marine flatworm of the world (http://www.rzuser.uni-heidelberg.de/~bu6/index.html)

Many photos from around the world and some background data

Nudipixel (http://www.nudipixel.net/order/polycladida/)

Many photos but take care, only photo whis a green round are validated by a specialist

Lifedesk (http://polycladida.lifedesks.org/)

Some interesting data about many species...

About seaslugs, flatworms and others ...

Sous les mers (http://www.souslesmers.fr/)

A very interesting site about marine life...

Biosub (http://biosub.fr/)

Where you can many information about Marine species and environnement of Sainte Rose (Reunion Island)

Association française de conchyliologie (http://www.xenophora.org/index.php)

Many shell photos for some opistibranch present in our island.

South-west Indian Ocean Seaslug and Flatworm site