Odontoglaja guamensis Rudman, 1978

Odontoglaja guamensis was quite common at Enewetak and Kwajalein Atolls with more than 100 specimens counted on Enewetak lagoon reefs and pinnacles in less than three years, and many specimens observed in algal mats on the Kwajalein Atoll's seaward reef since then. We also saw specimens at Utirik Atoll. Sizes of the animals generally ranged from 5 to 10mm. It is likely that Odontoglaja ? sp. 28 is a red color variant of this species.

The next three shots show a darker specimen from Kwajalein found on 1 March 2009 under a rock on a Kwajalein Atoll lagoon reef at a depth of 5m.

The specimen below was found on a Kwajalein lagoon pinnacle on 27 September 2009.

The specimen below was photographed on 26 October 2009.

This one's anterior end looks a bit odd.

Created 27 January 2007
Updated 1 October 2016

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