Mourgona(?) sp. #2
|Maximum size: 25 mm.
species is translucent-violet with flattened cerata that have faintly
margins. Opaque-white patches are concentrated on the middle cerata and
there's a patch of gray flecks on top of the head. The upper branches of
the rhinophores are tipped with white.
Mourgona(?) sp. #2 is known from three animals found at shallow, moderately exposed rocky sites.
Maui and Oahu: may be known from Japan.
was first recorded in Hawaii from Kewalo Basin, Oahu by Scott Johnson
in Nov. 1979. The 2011 photo was formerly included on this site as an
atypical juvenile Polybranchia orientalis.
Valdes: found by Angel Valdes, Dieta Hanson, Jessica Goodheart or
Jennifer Alexander; Honokeana Bay, Maui; June 17, 2011.
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