Dendrodoris krebsii
(Mörch, 1863)

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Dendrodorididae


Tropical west Atllantic from Florida to Brazil. Tropical East Pacific.


Locality: Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean. Depth: 30 feet. Length: 1.5 inches. July 1999. coral heads. Photographer: Keri Wilk

Apparently ranges in colour from this pale mottled form to uniform black with a thin red border.

• Mörch, O.A.L. (1863) Contributions à la Faune malacologique des Antilles danoises. Journal de Conchyliologie, 11: 21-43.
• Valdés, A., Ortea, J., Ávila, C. & Ballesteros, M. 1996. Review of the genus Dendrodoris (Gastropoda, Nudibranchia) in the Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 62: 1-31.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (October 10) Dendrodoris krebsii (Mörch, 1863). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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