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Updated 3/19/2014

Family Pleurobranchidae

HAWAII

Pleurobranchus cf. peroni

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 



Sand Island, Oahu, 10 feet

PERON'S SIDEGILL SLUG

Quite rare under stones in tidepools or exposed at night.  Simple tubercles, orange to purple.  Attains 2 inches.  The true identity of Hawaiian animals is pending.  Hawaii, Japan & Reunion.