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Created 12/3/2013

Family Phyllidiidae

HAWAII

Phyllidiopsis cardinalis

Ho'okena, Hawaii

CARDINAL NUDIBRANCH

Uncommon under dead coral or rubble, emerging at night to feed upon sponge.  Color pattern variable, rhinophores and foot yellow-orange, gills absent.   Attains 1.75 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.