Mourgona(?) sp. #3
species is translucent-cream with flattened cerata that have faintly
margins. The branches of the digestive gland in the cerata have a
"palm-like" form. Opaque white spots are present near the outer edges of
the cerata and
there may be a patch of brown flecks on top of the head. The upper
the rhinophores are brown flammulated with cream apically.
Mourgona(?) sp. #3 is known from one animal found under a rock in the intertidal or shallow subtidal at an exposed rocky site.
was first recorded in Hawaii from Maile Reef, Oahu by Scott Johnson
in June, 1978. The genus is uncertain pending further work.
Photo: Scott Johnson: Maile Reef, Oahu: June, 1978.
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