PHYLLIDIA BABAI NUDIBRANCH

Phyllidia babai
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This species is similar to Phyllidia ocellata and P. willani, but it has minute, scattered opaque white spots on the body, black rings at the base of some tubercles and a pale yellow marginal border. Like most species of phyllidilis it produces a pungent noxious chemical that is toxic to fish and crustacean predators.
Length 65 mm
Frequency of sightings:
Common
Best time of year:
All year round
Divesites seen at:
Angels Window, Aw Shucks, Dantes Wall, Lembeh Resort House Reef, Makawide, Makawide 2, Makawide 3, Nudi Falls, Nudi Retreat, Pantai Parigi, Pintu Colada, Pulau Abadi, Tanjung Kubur, Tanjung kusu-kusu
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Invertebrate
Mollusks
Gastropod
Nudibranch
- Aegires gardineri Nudibranch
- Aegires minor Nudibranch
- Aegires villosus Nudibranch
- Ardeadoris averni Nudibranch
- Ardeadoris cruenta Nudibranch
- Ardeadoris undaurum Nudibranch
- Bornella anguilla Nudibranch
- Cadlinella subornatissima Nudibranch
- Caloria indica Nudibranch
- Ceratosoma tenue Nudibranch
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