Trapania euryeia Gosliner & Fahey,
|Maximum size: 10 mm (Kay &
This is a cream animal with broad, irregular light to dark brown patches containing
cream dots. It's distinctive in having slender, curved extra-branchial
is a moderately rare species found in moderately protected to
moderately exposed rocky habitats at depths of < 1 to 6 m (< 3
to 20 ft).
Maui, Oahu, Kauai and Midway: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
The drawing labeled Trapania
sp. in Kay, 1979 is probably this sp. It was probably first reported in
Hawaii from Kewalo Basin, Oahu in Dec., 1962 (Kay & Young, 1969--as Trapania sp.).
5 mm: off Makena, Maui; Mar. 7, 1993.
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