Tambja sagamiana (Baba, 1955)
|Maximum size: about 50 mm.
animal has a bright blue body decorated with yellow tubercles surrounded
by gray rings. The rhinophores are black and the gills are olive-green with black bands on their upper sides.
Natural history: Tambja sagamiana
known from a single animal found crawling by day on the accretion
platform at Maalaea Bay, a moderately exposed to exposed rocky site. It was at
a depth of about 3 m (10 ft).
Distribution: Maui: also known from Japan and Taiwan.
was first recorded in Hawaii from Maalaea Bay, Maui by Katherine Shepherd on Dec.
Photo: Katherine Shepherd: about 50 mm: Maalaea Bay, Maui; Dec. 15, 2012.
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