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Unidentia sp. 12

Species Profile

Unidentia sp. 12

Author: Undescribed

Order: Nudibranchia  Family: Unidentiidae

Maximum Size: 15 mm

Sightings: Sunshine Coast

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Unidentia sp. 12

Rhinophores smooth, basal half translucent, white band midway along length with apical half solid purple and the tip carrying white specks.

Oral tentacles translucent purple with faint purple line as extension of dorsolateral line, white specks to tip.

Cerata filled with orange digestive gland. White pigment to the middle third that forms noticeable longitudinal lines. Subapical complete purple band, translucent tip showing orange cnidosac.

Dorsum translucent watery orange with three longitudinal purple lines the central one extending along almost to the tip of the tail.

 

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