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Doriopsilla
sp. #5

 
Doriopsilla sp. #5
Maximum size:  about 25 mm.

Identification:  This is a translucent-orange animal mottled with white. The rhinophores and branchia are orange and the rhinophores are tipped in black and white. It is weakly tuberculate.

Natural history:  Doriopsilla sp. #5 is known from only two animals found at a highly exposed rocky site at about 5 m (16 ft).

Distribution:  Oahu: also known from Papua New Guinea and Kwajalein Atoll.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii at Makua, Oahu by Scott Johnson on July 18, 1984.

Photo:  Scott Johnson: about 25 mm: Makua, Oahu; July 18, 1984.

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