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Updated 12/7/2013

Family Tethydidae

HAWAII

Melibe engeli

Ma'alaea Bay, Maui

 

ENGEL'S THROW-NET SLUG

Seasonally common on seaweeds including Halimeda kanaloana and Padina on  reefs at any depth.  Cerata paddle-like with highly-dissected margins, internal organs visible through  transparent body.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.