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Updated 7/12/2014

Family Phyllidiidae


Phyllidia varicosa

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet


Juvenile, Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 40 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 40 feet


Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet


Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 50 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet


Sharks Cove, Oahu, 40 feet


Alligator Rock, Oahu, 20 feet

Raja Ampat, Indonesia, 10 feet


Common at scuba depths.  Attains at least 4 inches.  Exudes toxic mucus that repels fish.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.