Magnificent Chromodoris

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The Magnificent Chromodoris (Chromodoris magnifica) is a tropical opisthobranch species that belongs to the nudibranch family Chromodorididae. It is known to occur in Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Queensland in Australia. This species can be found occurring on coral reefs and is known to feed on sponges. In the Philippines it has been observed feeding on an orange sponge. This species can be recognised by the orange mantle edge which has a thin white stripe at the edge, the pale blue colouration in the middle of the mantle and the dark blue/black stripes. The gills and rhinophores are both coloured orange.

The Magnificent Chromodoris (Chromodoris magnifica) grows to at least 6cm in length.

Family: Chromodorididae

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