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Cuthona
sp. #16
 
Cuthona sp. #16
(Photo not from Hawaii)
Maximum size:  ( )

Identification:  This is a translucent-cream aeolid flecked with white. The rhinophores and cephalic tentacles are frosted with white. The ceratal core is mottled red-brown and the cerata have white tips with narrow subapical red-brown bands.

Natural history:  In Hawaii, Cuthona sp. #16 is known only from test panels set in Pearl Harbor. It is thought that they were introduced by ships traveling from Guam to Oahu for dry dock.

Distribution:  Oahu: also recorded from Guam.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from Pearl Harbor, Oahu by Clay Carlson(?)

Photo:  Clay Carlson: Guam.

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