Bornella sp. 1 (size unknown)

Unknown Okinawan Opisthobranch Data


Frequency on Okinawa:
Collection Data:
[brackets indicate range for all Okinawa-collected specimens of the species]

Species Account:

        Bornella sp.1 is considered to be very rare on Okinawa as I have seen only a single individual over a period of more than twenty years of diving here. This unusual bornellid was found crawling amid strewn coral rubble, in an area frequented by harsh bottom currents.

Page Date: 10 Feb '97
Page Modification Date: 09 May '05
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