Dermatobranchus sp. (van Hasselt, 1824.)


Unknown status in the Solitary Island Marine Park. The Family may be found throughout coastal Australia and the wider tropical Pacific region.

Ecological Notes: 

Members of this Family known to feed on sea pens and the soft coral Dendronephthya sp. Depth to at least 35 m.

Additional Notes: 

Family has many undescribed members, undescribed specimen pictured discovered in shallow subtidal area, length approximately 10 mm.


Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. pp. 100 - 105.