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Chromodorididae
The family Chromodorididae includes species that are often brightly colored and elaborately patterned, presumably advertising their distastefulness. Most chromodorids store toxic chemicals from their sponge food in mantle glands, usually concentrated in a submarginal band on the notum, in order to repel predators. It is the largest Indo-Pacific nudibranch family, with more than 600 species, and it is well-represented in Hawaii with at least 41 species in 11 genera (Ardeadoris, Ceratosoma, Chromodoris, Diversidoris, Doriprismatica, Glossodoris, Goniobranchus, Hypselodoris, Mexichromis, Noumea and Thorunna).

Ardeadoris angustolutea

Ardeadoris poliahu

Ardeadoris scottjohnsoni

Ardeadoris tomsmithi





Ardeadoris sp. #2

Ardeadoris(?) sp. #4

Ceratosoma tenue

Ceratosoma(?) sp. #1





Ceratosoma sp. #2

Chromodoris aspersa

Chromodoris sp. #2

Diversidoris flava





Doriprismatica atromarginata

Glossodoris rufomarginata

Goniobranchus albopunctatus

Goniobranchus albopustulosus





Goniobranchus decorus

Goniobranchus petechialis

Goniobranchus verrieri

Goniobranchus vibratus





Goniobranchus sp. #1

Goniobranchus sp. #5

Hypselodoris alboterminata

Hypselodoris bertschi





Hypselodoris imperialis

Hypselodoris infucata

Hypselodoris insulana

Hypselodoris maridadilus





Hypselodoris paulinae

Hypselodoris peasei

Hypselodoris violabranchia

Mexichromis(?) sp. #3





Miamira sinuata

Noumea simplex

Noumea varians

Noumea sp. #4





Noumea
sp. #5

Noumea(?) sp. #6

Thorunna daniellae

Thorunna cf. halourga





Thorunna kahuna



 
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