Dendronotus sp. 1

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Dendronotoidea
Family : Dendronotidae
Distribution : Madagascar
Maximal size : 2-3 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

Body pale brown with medialy, two opaque white mark on the dorsum

Presence of appendages along the animal, brown at the base then purple and white translucid at the tip.

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Photo Alain-Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 8 m, , size : 2-3 mm


Remarks :

Identification proposed by Hsini Lin " The gills seem to branch irregularly, not palmate (just want to make sure to exclude the possibility of Hancockia...)"

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