Chromodoris buchananae (Gosliner and Behrens, 2000)

Distribution: 

Rare in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Only known record from South Solitary Island.

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents rocky or coral reef. Depth to at least 20 m.

Additional Notes: 

Species described from one specimen only (pictured here), discovered by the photographer, SURG member, Carol Buchanan.

References: 

Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. p.116.

Australian Museum, Sea Slug Forum. http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/chrobuch. Accessed 21/07/18.