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Thorunna
cf. halourga
Johnson & Gosliner, 2001
 
Thorunna cf. halourga
Maximum size:  5 mm.

Identification:  This tiny, elongate species is pink with a magenta line encircling the mantle just inside the white mantle margin. The rhinophores are red-orange and the gills are translucent pink with a red-orange rachis.

Natural history:  The only known Thorunna cf. halourga was found in the open on a rubble bottom in a moderately protected location at a depth of 18 m (60 ft).

Distribution:  Maui: Thorunna halourga is known from the western Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from Makena, Maui by PF on Aug. 4, 1989.

Photo:  PF: 5 mm: Makena, Maui; Aug. 4, 1989.

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