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Created 3/16/2014

Family Pseudocerotidae

HAWAII

Thysanozoon tentaculum



Sand Island, Oahu, 10 feet
 

HAWAIIAN KNOBBY FLATWORM

Locally common under slabs on shallow reefs exposed to wave action.  Pale with red margin and white marginal flecks, black marginal tentacles edged with white.  Attains 2 inches.  Described from Hawaii but similar specimens have been found in Australia.

http://www.hawaiisfishes.com/inverts/polyclad_flatworms/species/Thysanozoon_tentaculum.htm