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Updated 9/2/2013

Family Aglajidae

HAWAII

Chelidonura hirundinina

Moku o Loe, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, 3 feet

 

Kewalo, Oahu, 85 feet

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

 

Wailupe, Oahu, 3 feet

 

Kahalu'u tidepool, Hawaii

Kahalu'u tidepool, Hawaii

mating & egg mass

BLUE SWALLOWTAIL SLUG

Locally abundant on algae in shallow water with Chelidonura alisonae, where they feed upon flatworms.  Black with variable blue and yellow lines.  Attains 1 inch.  Worldwide in warm seas.