OKINAWAN
OPISTHOBRANCH OF THE WEEK

Hypselodoris kaname Baba, 1994 (53mm)

Opisthobranch of the Week Data

Taxonomy:

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


Species Account:

        Hypselodoris kaname is considered to be rare on Okinawa as I have seen and collected only 2 individuals over a period of more than twenty years of diving here. Both specimens were found within 1cm of each other amid mixed sand and coral rubble.


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