Cuthona sp. #1
|Maximum size: 7 mm.
sky blue head and body with a yellow medial line
beginning on the head and extending onto the body.
The cerata have a bright blue band sandwiched between two yellow rings.
some individuals, there is an additional black ring between the blue
and yellow bands as well as black lines on the head.
Cuthona sp. #1 is
a rare species that has been found in moderately exposed to
locations from < 1 to 6 m (< 3 to 20 ft).
Maui and Lanai.
from Barge Harbor, Lanai by PF on Sept. 22,
Photo: PF: 4
mm: found by CP: Mala Wharf, Maui; Oct. 4, 1990.
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