[Coral-List] Komodo Islands shallow-water species

Verena Wiesbauer Ali marinebiology.verena at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 13:58:19 EST 2012

Dear all,

Hope to find someone from the Komodo Islands here or someone who's been there and knows the answer to my question: Here in the Maldives, I've got a resort guest who asked me about an animal that she has seen in the Komodo Islands and never found what it actually was. So I let her describe it and thought I would find it via my friend Google, but I couldn't!
According to her, it lives in shallow, knee-deep water, resembles a snake or a "ribbon", is ca 2 cm high (don't know how long), in the centre transparent, with pink outer lines... and "they were everywhere", so I suppose the density of these animals must have been quite high.
Maybe there's anyone on the list who can tell me what it is! I'd appreciate =)

Verena <*))))><

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> Verena Wiesbauer Ali, M.Sc.
> Marine Biologist / Zoologist
> Reef restoration & rehabilitation
> EIA Consultant: EIA 18/11
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