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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 about 42 species in 11 genera (Ardeadoris, Ceratosoma, Chromodoris, Diversidoris, Doriprismatica, Glossodoris, Goniobranchus, Hypselodoris, Mexichromis, Thorunna, and Verconia ).

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

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

Thorunna daniellae

Thorunna cf. halourga





Thorunna kahuna

Verconia simplex

Verconia varians

Verconia sp. #4





Verconia
sp. #5

Verconia sp. #6


 
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