Sakuraeolis gerberina?

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Postby enje » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:16 pm

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I'm not sure, is this Sakuraeolis gerberina?
from Nagok, East Sea of Korea.
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Postby scottg » Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:38 pm

wow Enje, that is quite a stunning Nudibranch!

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Postby Kevin Lee » Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:00 pm

Hi Enje... I would say your slug is Sakuraeolis gerberina or S. sakuracea. Are all three photos of the same individual? It is difficult to compare the length of the rhinophores in relation to the cerata in your images. One of the foremost experts of Korean opisthobranchs is Dr. Koh Dong-Bum, who resides in Jeju Island. He published a wonderful book, "Sea Slugs of Korea", a few years ago. If you have access to this book, please refer to page 193 for a positive ID on your slug. Please let us know what camera equipment you used. And thanks for sharing these beautiful photos. Nice show.
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Postby enje » Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:12 am

Hi Lee & Scott,

Thanks for the comments.
I just order "Sea Slugs of Korea". :D
Camera equipment:
Canon 550D + 100mm macro + 250D close-up lens with two YS-110a strobes.
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