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Tenellia sp. 57

Species Profile

Tenellia sp. 57

Author: Undescribed

Order: Nudibranchia  Family: Fionidae

Maximum Size: 7 mm

Sightings: Sunshine Coast

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The rhinophores are long smooth and tapered. The oral tentacles are joined across the base forming what looks almost like an oral veil. The propodial corners are distinctive, but well-rounded rather than developed into tentacles. The tail is tapered but short. The cerata have golden-yellow digestive glands with flecks of red whilst their surface carries random longitudinal stripes (squiggles) of white pigment. A white cnidosac is visible at the tip.

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