Uncommon in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Circum-global distribution throughout warm waters. In Australia recorded from the southern Queensland and northern New South Wales coasts.

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents rocky reef and adjacent areas of sand and mud. Specimen shown photographed at a depth of 12 m.

Additional Notes: 

Creamy white in colour, with pale or yellowish rhinophores, each with two distinctive bulges. Usually the rhinophores are circled by a red line, and there is often a dark or red patch on the dorsal surface just behind the rhinophores, neither of which are clearly visible in this photograph. Moves with a characteristic rhythmic movement, grows to around 18 mm.


Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. p.94.

Australian Museum, Sea Slug Forum. http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/aeolalba. Accessed 23/01/2019.