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Tambja limaciformis
(Eliot, 1908)
 
Tambja limaciformis
Maximum size:  10 mm

Identification:  This is a bright orange species with scattered cream tubercles. The gills and rhinophore sheaths are lined with cream and the branchia are tipped with purple.

Natural history:  Tambja limaciformis is known from a single animal found under a rock in a moderately exposed rocky location at a depth of between 3 and 6 m (10 and 20 ft).

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

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from west Maui by CP on Sept. 4, 1995.

Photo:  PF: 10 mm: found by CP; west Maui: Sept. 4, 1995.

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