Cuthona sp. 5

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This species has been observed on Mayotte Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Fionoidea
Family : Fionidae
Distribution : Indo West Pacifique
Maximal size : 10 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

Uniformly bright yellow

Rhinophores and oral tentacle orange on the half proximal and opaque white of the end distal

Cerata with two yellow/orange bands, beetween which the blue digestive gland is visible

Cuthona sp5
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Photo Quentin Lognoné
Mayotte, N'Gouja, less 1 m, 17 November 2017, size : less 10 mm

Remarks :

This species corresponded to Cuthona sp. 4 in Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification. Indopacific. Gosliner & All, 2015

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