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Clumpy Nudibranch

Asteronotus cespitosus


Mustard/light yellow nudibranch, ~ 3 inches long and 1.5 inches wide, with white margin, raised dorsal nodules, some white, and a light brown/light beige gill structure.


Tropical nearshore waters.


Spotted in about two feet of water just west of Mokuleia Army Beach.

1 Species ID Suggestions

SargonR 2 years ago
Clumpy Nudibranch
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SargonR 2 years ago

My pleasure. I am always happy to help whenever there is one I actually know (usually because someone else suggested it to me in the past for one of my photos)!

Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 2 years ago

Sargon - Thanks for the ID.

SargonR 2 years ago

Looks like a Clumpy Nudibranch.

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Waialua, Hawaii, United States

Spotted on Jun 25, 2020
Submitted on Jun 26, 2020

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