PHYLLODESMIUM BRIAREUM

Phyllodesmium briareum
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This species is a predator for soft coral especially Pachyclavularia violacea. Its body is a purple to gray color and has long cerata covered in fuzzy small hairs with white tips. It is very difficult to recognize as it looks so similar to its coral food source. Its size is around 10 -20 mm.
Frequency of sightings:
COMMON
Best time of year:
All year round
Divesites seen at:
Angels Window, Aw Shucks, California Dreaming, Critter Hunt, Goby A Crab, Nudi Falls, Nudi Retreat, Pulau Putus
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Invertebrate
Mollusks
Gastropod
Nudibranch
- Aegires gardineri
- Aegires minor
- Aegires villosus
- Ardeadoris averni
- Ardeadoris cruenta
- Ardeadoris undaurum
- Bornella anguilla
- Cadlinella subornatissima
- Caloria indica
- Ceratosoma tenue
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