Cuthona sp. 9

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Fionoidea
Family : Fionidae
Distribution : Madagascar, Kenya
Maximal size : 15 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

Notum opaque white

Oral tentacles red with blue base

Rhinophores white with red tips

Cerata opaque white, each having a blue spot with a dark blue center


Cuthona sp9
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Photo Barbara Bini
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 26 m, 20 October 2017, size : 15 mm

Remarks :

This species looks like Cuthona sp. 8 from South Africa in Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification. Indopacific. Gosliner & All, 2015
    Identification proposed by Vie Panyarachun under the name of Trinchesia

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