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Updated 1/31/2014

Family Aglajidae

HAWAII

Chelidonura alisonae

French Frigate Shoals, NWHI

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

Wailupe, Oahu, 3 feet

 

 



Juvenile, Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet


with flatworm prey, Kewalo Marine Lab
 

SPOTTED SWALLOWTAIL SLUG

Uncommon on algae in shallow water with Chelidonura hirundinina where they feed upon acoel flatworms.  Exudes a noxious yellow dye to deter predators.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawaii, Central Pacific & Tropical Eastern Pacific.