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Updated 9/26/2013

Family Tergipedidae

HAWAII

Phestilla melanobrachia

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 20 feet



Partially consumed cup coral, Puako

CUP-CORAL NUDIBRANCH

Feeds upon Orange Cup Corals at night.  Takes on the color of its prey.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawaii, Indo-Pacific, Tropical Eastern Pacific.