Dendrodoris sp. #6
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is a large species. It has a brown notum with white flecks and
angular, gray patches. It's rhinophores are white, tipped with dark
brown. Its branchia are dusky brown terminally and the edge of the
mantle is iridescent-cream.
#6 has been photographed from HURL submersibles at
222 m (728 ft).
Taxonomic notes: It was first
recorded in Hawaii by the Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL)
during RCV-150 ROV, #126 d2, principal investigator Richard
Grigg, Nov. 25, 2001.
HURL-NOAA archives, Richard Grigg (PI): 222 m (728 ft); Lanai; Nov. 25,
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