Eubranchus sp. 3

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This species has been observed on Madagascar Island

Order : Nudibranchia
Suborder : Dexiarchia
Superfamily : Fionoidea
Family : Eubranchidae
Distribution : Madagascar
Maximal size : 15 mm
Abundance :

Species characteristics :

It is characterized by its translucent body and cerata with scattered brown spots all over the body, rhinophores and oral tentacles

The cerata can change shape considerably, and at their largest are greatly inflated, the basal two-thirds being cylindrical and the upper third tapering to a point.

The digestive gland duct in each ceras is a thin tube, usually brown in colour.

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Photo Alain-Benoît Rassat
Madagascar, Nosy bé, 10 m, size : 15 mm

Remarks :

An undescribed species... looks like some specimens of Eubranchus ocellatus

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