Stiliger sp. #6
|Maximum size: 8 mm (Gosliner, et. al., 2008)
This is a slender species with long, spindle-shaped cerata and very
long rhinophores. The cerata have a few white flecks on their tips
while the center of the notum and the rhinophore tips are frosted with
violet-gray. (Note 1)
Stiliger sp. #6 is
known from a single animal found at a highly protected site.
Oahu: also known from Okinawa.
It was first recorded in Hawaii from Kaneohe Bay, Oahu by Terry Gosliner.
Gosliner: Kaneohe Bay, Oahu.
Observations and comments:
1: There's some chance that the unusual color shown in the "faded" image may be due to fading of the slide or other photographic artifact rather than to changes in the animal.