Thecacera pacifica Bergh, 1883
|Maximum size: 20 mm.
animal decorated with black bands shading
electric-blue and white.
Maui and Oahu,
is known from only a few animals found along the leeward coast at 8-18 m
(25-60 ft). Some were crawling on sand, others on debris or Halimeda kanaloana. It has also been found in
a moderately protected rocky habitat on the Kona coast of the Big
Island at 3-6 m (10-20 ft).
Big Island, Maui and Oahu: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific; also
recorded from the
Gulf of Mexico.
from Kihei, Maui by Andy Schwanke on Mar. 24,
St. Anthony wreck, Maui; Sept. 2, 2006.
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