Goniobranchus vibratus, common name Trembling Nudibranch, is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.
When crawling, it rhythmically vibrates its gills, refer to "vibratus".
This marine species occurs off Hawaii, in the Marshall Islands, in French Polynesia and in Japan, in the tropical Pacific Ocean
Goniobranchus species feeds exclusively on sponges. (Porifera, Phoriospongia poni or probably Chelonaplysilla violacea).
Chromodoris vibrata (Pease, 1860)
Doris propinquata Pease, 1860
Doris vibrata Pease, 1860 (original combination)
Hypselodoris vibrata (Pease, 1860)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Goniobranchus (Genus)