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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

Diversidoris flava

Doriprismatica atromarginata





Glossodoris rufomarginata

Goniobranchus albopunctatus

Goniobranchus albopustulosus

Goniobranchus decorus





Goniobranchus petechialis

Goniobranchus verrieri

Goniobranchus vibratus

Goniobranchus sp. #1





Goniobranchus sp. #2

Goniobranchus sp. #5

Goniobranchus(?) sp. #6

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

Thorunna daniellae

Thorunna cf. halourga





Thorunna kahuna



 
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