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Table 2 Marine heterobranch species records of several studies from the Indo-Pacific split into main subtaxa. Those studies that are illustrated in more detail in Fig. 10 are listed in the first 7 lines. All other studies are in order of total species numbers

From: Second survey of heterobranch sea slugs (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Heterobranchia) from Bunaken National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - how much do we know after 12 years?

  Acteonoidea Cephalaspidea + Runcinacea Anaspidea Sacoglossa Umbraculida Pleurobranchomorpha Anthobranchia Cladobranchia Total species number References
Bunaken National Park 2015 0 14 1 10 0 1 38 17 81 This study
Bunaken National Park 2003 0 17 4 8 0 3 33 13 78 Burghardt et al., 2006
BNP: Both studies combined 0 26 4 15 0 4 59 27 135 This study
Ambon 0 11 6 12 0 4 90 15 138 Yonow, 2001, 2011, 2017; pers. comm. Nathalie Yonow
Bali and Indonesia 3 12 7 11 0 9 128 35 205 Tonozuka, 2003
Vietnam 0 11 7 6 1 6 95 25 151 Martynov & Korshunova, 2012
Papua New Guinea 0 71 9 61 0 8 257 132 538 Gosliner, 1992
Great Barrier Reef 0 64 12 42 0 9 210 77 414 Marshall and Willan, 1999
Tropical East Pacific 0 89 13 30 0 11 131 125 399 Bertsch, 2010
New South Wales 0 35 17 27 2 12 209 80 378 Nimbs & Smith, 2016
New Caledonia 4 19 12 25 0 11 237 65 373 Hervé, 2010
Red Sea 7 41 17 16 0 8 140 65 294 Yonow, 2008
Heron Island 0 20 5 31 0 7 151 47 261 Marshall and Willan, 1999
New Caledonia 16 82 10 17 1 4 98 30 258 Bouchet et al., 2002
Fiji Islands 10 30 6 26 1 6 127 45 251 Brodie & Brodie, 1990
Western Australia 7 22 12 21 2 6 115 31 215 Wells & Bryce, 1993
Lizard Island 4 28 6 21 0 4 66 29 158 Wägele et al., 2006
Marshall Islands 5 13 5 10 0 1 53 14 101 Johnson & Boucher, 1983
Taiwan 0 2 0 4 0 1 53 10 70 Huang et al., 2015
Lakshadweep Islands 1 6 5 9 0 4 27 8 60 Apte, 2009
Hong Kong 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 14 54 Orr, 1981
Chagos Archipelago 0 2 1 2 0 0 30 6 41 Yonow et al., 2002
Maldives 0 4 2 2 0 2 21 4 35 Yonow, 1994
Mauritius 0 5 5 0 0 2 22 1 35 Yonow & Hayward, 1991