7 photos - 3 species

Berthellina citrina Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828

Lemon pleurobranch, Side-gilled slug or Orange gumdrop

Maximum length: 30 mm

Nocturnal, they eat sponges, tunicates and other invertebrates.

They have strong jaws and broad rasping tongues. 

Photo 1 Johnny: Hurghada Egypt

Pleurobranchus forskalii Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828

Forsskal's pleurobranch or Sidegill slug

Maximum 150 mm

Lives on corals, sand and mud.

Eats sea squirts and sponges.

Photos 1 - 2 Johnny: Hurghada Egypt

Pleurobranchus grandis Pease, 1868

Sidegill slug, Grand pleurobranch or Tiled pleurobranch

Gelege - Eggs of the snail
Gelege - Eggs of the snail

Maximum length: 100 mm

Although variable, the colour pattern is mostly pale with red bands.

Photos 1 - 4 Johnny: Hurghada Egypt