Nembrotha kubaryana

Kubaryana nudibranch | Dusky Nembrotha
Nembrotha kubaryana
Nembrotha kubaryana, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Tom Davis
Nembrotha kubaryana
Nembrotha kubaryana, North WA, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Nembrotha kubaryana
Nembrotha kubaryana, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
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Nembrotha kubaryana
Nembrotha kubaryana
Nembrotha kubaryana


Tropical Eastern Pacific, Tropical Indo-Pacific


Black body with green spots or raised lines. Orange edge to the mantle. May have orange tips to the gills and rhinophores as well as around the oral lappets.


Max Size: 12 cm

Sea Temperature Range: 26.6-31.1°C

Depth: N/A

Habitat Generalization Index: N/A

Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.

Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Not Evaluated

Occurrence: Infrequent (2.8% of sites)

Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution. It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed

Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)

Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.

Edit by: Nicola Davis