Eubranchus sp. #7
|Maximum size: 4.2 mm.
species has a translucent-white body sprinkled with relatively
large orange-brown spots. The body and cerata are decorated with opaque
white patches. The long, slightly lumpy cerata have white acid glands
at their tips and the cream digestive gland is visible within them. The
rhinophores and cephalic tentacles are smooth and translucent-orange
with medial and apical white bands. It can be distinguished from Eubranchus
sp. #4 by its white
patches and translucent-orange rhinophores.
The single known
animal was found in a Halimeda
kanaloana bed at 9-11 m
Maui: may also be known from Heron Island.
It was first
recorded in Hawaii from Black Rock, Maui by CP on Nov. 4, 1998.
4.2 mm: Black Rock, Maui; Nov. 4, 1998.
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