HYPSELODORIS DOLLFUSI - (PRUVOT-FOL, 1933)
Picture take at 27m on the south face of the island. (dawhat Qabal - Bay of Qabal - Mussandam - OMAN)
Known only from the Gulf of Suez and Khor Fakken, United Arab Emirates, northern Indian Ocean and Mussandam Peninsula. This species was originally described by Pruvot-Fol (1933) in a paper on the nudibranchs of the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. Hypselodoris dollfusi is a typical Chromodoris shape, reaching 50 mm in length. The body is opaque white overall, with a bright yellow-orange marginal band. The notum has a series of deep pink-purple rings of varying diameters, which surround a circle of lavender. In some specimens the area within these rings have a bluish tinge. The rhinophores and gills are red.
Glossodoris dollfusi (Pruvot-Fol, 1933)