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Sagaminopteron pohnpei
(Hoff & Carlson, 1983)
 
Sagaminopteron pohnpei
Maximum size:  ( )

Identification:  This species has a translucent cream body intricately spotted in white, brown and yellow. It lacks an elongate flagellum.

Natural history:  Sagaminopteron pohnpei is known only from the highly protected waters of Kane'ohe Bay, Oahu.

Distribution:  Oahu: widely distributed in the western & central Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from Kaneohe Bay, Oahu by Terry Gosliner. It was formerly placed in the genus Siphopteron.

Photo:  Terry Gosliner: Kaneohe Bay, Oahu.

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