Glossodoris rufomarginata Bergh, 1890
Red-margined Glossodoris
photo by Harasti, David

Family:  Chromodorididae ()
Max. size:  5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 5 - 12 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to Tanzania, tropical Australia to Fiji and Hawaii; Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Central part of the mantle is closely speckled with reddish-brown, and there is a thin band of the same color around the sinuous mantle edge. Rest of the mantle is white or translucent white. Rhinophore club is reddish brown and the white gills are also edged with the same color.
Biology:  Assumed maximum length from Ref. 844.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 12.05.06
Modified by: Parakikay, Timothy - 27.09.22

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