Chromodoris buchananae (Gosliner and Behrens, 2000)


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.


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. Accessed 21/07/18.