Shaw's Cove, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 6/25/17. © Peter J. Bryant

Salted Yellow Doris
(White-spotted Sea Goddess)

Doriopsilla albopunctata

Nudibranchiata: Dendrodorididae

Prominent white spots on top of the tubercles indicate
albopunctata rather than davebehrensi.

Found from Mendocino to San Diego, CA and possibly on the
Pacific coast of Baja California Peninsula, Mexico

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Shaw's Cove, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 4/2/16. © Marianne Blume

Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 5/23/14. © Craig Hoover

Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 6/19/15. © Peter J. Bryant

Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 6/19/15. © Peter J. Bryant

Mating pair? Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach, Orange County, CA. 2/21/15.
Identified by Kathy Sheridan. © William Halladay