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Discodorid sp. 01

Species Profile

Discodorid sp. 01

Author: Undescribed

Order: Nudibranchia  Family: Discodorididae

Maximum Size: 5 mm

Sightings: Sunshine Coast

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Discodorid sp. 01 Undescribed

We are unsure into which genus this species should be placed so have opted to just call it a Discodorid for now.

The translucent mantle overhangs the foot. The mantle has distinct raised knobby pustules, some white tipped, except for a yellowish central area that is devoid of pustules. There is dense white speckling in between the pustules. The mantle margin carries a white speckled band. A few brown spots are randomly located on the mantle. The rhinophores are brown with white tips as are the sparse gills that protrude posteriorly from a gill pocket.

Found under a rock feeding upon a sponge.

Other Sea Slugs in this Family (sighted)

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