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Sebadoris nubilosa
(Pease, 1871)
 
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Maximum size:  200 mm (Kay, 1979).

Identification:  This is a large, soft species that has a notum covered with elongate papillae. It's mottled in brown and gray.

Natural history:  Sebadoris nubilosa is a rare species that we've never found on Maui. According to Kay (1979), it secretes copious mucus, autotomizes portions of its mantle when disturbed and can swim in a manner reminiscent of Hexabranchus.

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

Taxonomic notes:  This is the species listed as Archidoris nubilosa (Pease, 1871c) in Kay, 1979. It was first reported from Hawaii in1962 (Kay & Young, 1969).

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