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Lomanotus genei

Vérany, 1846


Keith Hiscock ?Lomanotus genei - what do you think? I photo'd one at the same location (West Hoe, Plymouth Sound) in February 2006 but that was red with yellow tips. This image (not quite in focus) taken yesterday evening. Very rarely seen by me in Plymouth area.

Jim Anderson Yes I agree - Lomanotus genei - looks like a nice big specimen

Terry Griffiths Yes Keith had a few of them at E Kings this year just off the left side of the cable where it meets the sand

Gonçalo Calado nice species. Never saw one alive

Ross Bullimore Yup that's the one. Saw both colour morphs on a dive with Bernard Picton on Thorn Rock Skomer (only spot I've seen these) an asked the same question then!

Kate Lock We have also recorded a 3rd colour morph at Skomer - a creamy peachy one....so keep your eyes open for that too! http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ccw.gov.uk%2Fidoc.ashx%3Fdocid%3Dda531252-994c-4a68-ad51-d23f209505a9%26version%3D-1%26lang%3Den&h=xAQHavV3oAQG2tMmxVLjdiUuOm5EIHK8B5qJRzFtVX3apmg

Kate Lock Sorry was meant to say you can see all 3 colour variations on page 21 on the Skomer report link above...

Message posted on NE Atlantic Nudibranchs on 23 May 2012
Terry Griffiths Lomanotus genei Eastern Kings Plymouth.

Message posted on NE Atlantic Nudibranchs on 30 Mar 2012
Erwin Koehler Lomanotus genei Vérany, 1846 from Selce, Croatia, taken by Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens on 02 April 2006 at 20m depth, white specimen ~5 mm, brown one ~4 cm, I hope somebody can confirm the ID, as this species is seldom reported and I don't know about the colour variants of it.

Message posted on EPAM Nudibranchs on 31 Aug 2013
Keith Hiscock ?Lomanotus genei - what do you think? I photo'd one at the same location (West Hoe, Plymouth Sound) in February 2006 but that was red with yellow tips. This image (not quite in focus) taken yesterday evening. Very rarely seen by me in Plymouth area.

Jim Anderson Yes I agree - Lomanotus genei - looks like a nice big specimen

Terry Griffiths Yes Keith had a few of them at E Kings this year just off the left side of the cable where it meets the sand

Gonçalo Calado nice species. Never saw one alive

Ross Bullimore Yup that's the one. Saw both colour morphs on a dive with Bernard Picton on Thorn Rock Skomer (only spot I've seen these) an asked the same question then!

Kate Lock We have also recorded a 3rd colour morph at Skomer - a creamy peachy one....so keep your eyes open for that too! http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ccw.gov.uk%2Fidoc.ashx%3Fdocid%3Dda531252-994c-4a68-ad51-d23f209505a9%26version%3D-1%26lang%3Den&h=xAQHavV3oAQG2tMmxVLjdiUuOm5EIHK8B5qJRzFtVX3apmg

Kate Lock Sorry was meant to say you can see all 3 colour variations on page 21 on the Skomer report link above...

Message posted on NE Atlantic Nudibranchs on 23 May 2012
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Heterobranchia (Subclass)
        Opisthobranchia (Infraclass)
          Nudibranchia (Order)
            Dexiarchia (Suborder)
              Dendronotida (Infraorder)
                Tritonioidea (Superfamily)
                  Lomanotidae (Family)
                    Lomanotus (Genus)
                      Lomanotus genei (Species)
Associated Species