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Clumpy Nudibranch

Asteronotus cespitosus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Tropical nearshore waters.

Notes:

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

1 Species ID Suggestions

SargonR
SargonR a year ago
Clumpy Nudibranch
Asteronotus cespitosus Asteronotus cespitosus: main page


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3 Comments

SargonR
SargonR a year 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 a year ago

Sargon - Thanks for the ID.

SargonR
SargonR a year ago

Looks like a Clumpy Nudibranch.

https://www.marinelifephotography.com/ma...

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Waialua, Hawaii, United States

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

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