species: Goniobranchus kuniei in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Goniobranchus kuniei

©Barbara Banks: Goniobranchus kuniei Lizard Island Queensland in Clam garden

©Barbara Banks: Goniobranchus kuniei Lizard island Queensland in Clam garden
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Chromodorididae
Genus Goniobranchus
Species Goniobranchus kuniei



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



The photographed specimen appears to be the first record of this species from Lizard Island.

by Anne Hoggett


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution


entire mantle flats when crawling

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Humann, P. and N. Deloach (2010). Reef Creature Identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Other references

  • Coleman, N. (2008). Nudibranchs Encyclopedia: Catalogue of Asia/ Indo-Pacific Sea Slugs Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic, Springwood, Qld.