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Created 11/11/2013

Family Polyceridae

HAWAII

Tambja amakusana




Ma'alaea Bay, Maui
 

AMAKUSA NUDIBRANCH

Rare on rock or algae where it feeds upon bryozoans.  Base color extremely variable, in Hawaii usually greenish-yellow or brown, appendages tipped with purplish-blue.  Attains less than 1 inch.  Hawaii & the Western Pacific.