On two separate occasions during fieldwork in Semporna (eastern Sabah, Malaysia), sea anemones of the family Edwardsiidae were observed attempting to feed on the nudibranch species Nembrotha lineolata and Phyllidia ocellata. These are the first in situ observations of nudibranch predation by sea anemones. This new record is compared with known information on sea slug predators.

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Keywords Actiniaria, Coral reef, Nudibranchia, Polyceridae, Phylidiidae
Journal Marine Biodiversity
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van der Meij, S.E.T, & Reijnen, B.T. (2011). First observations of attempted nudibranch predation by sea anemones. Marine Biodiversity, Online First, 1–3.