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Okenia
rhinorma
Rudman, 2007
 
Okenia rhinorma
Maximum size:  3.3 mm.

Identification:  This is a distinctive species with very large rhinophores that have many cup-shaped lamellae on their posterior faces. There are three processes on each side of the body (the anterior pair short and forward pointing) and the body is translucent-gray flecked with white, brown, and yellow.

Natural history:  The one known animal was found in a moderately exposed location at a depth of 3-7 m (10-23 ft). It showed a nocturnal activity pattern while held.

Distribution:  Maui: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from Black Rock, Maui by CP on April 4, 2006.

Photo:  CP: 3.3 mm: Black Rock, Maui; April 4, 2006.

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