Verconia sp. e770

This small species is known from two specimens found on Kwajalein Atoll's seaward in February 2016, in the midst of an El Niño that was accompanied by persistent west winds the previous summer and fall, which possibly brought the larvae in from farther west. The larger one measured less than 8mm.

When found, the larger one was accompanied by a tiny chromodorid, and after close examination (particularly the reddish tint along the anterior margin) we concluded it to be a tiny juvenile less than 1mm long.

Created 5 March 2016

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