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Created 7/31/2016

Family Aeolidiidae

HAWAII

Spurilla braziliana

Haleolono Fishpond, Hilo, Hawai'i 

 
   

BRAZILIAN NUDIBRANCH

Rarely encountered under stones in shallow water.  It probably feeds upon Glass Anemones, Aiptasia sp.  Orange body with white flecks, blunt rhinophores with white tips, transparent blue cerata with white flecks.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawai'i, Tropical Eastern Pacific, and Western Atlantic.  Formerly known in Hawai'i as Spurilla neapolitana.

http://seaslugsofhawaii.com/species/Spurilla-braziliana-a.html