Halgerda johnsonorum Carlson & Hoff, 2000

Halgerda johnsonorum was described from Kwajalein Atoll, where it lives in ledges and caves on the seaward reef slope and surge channels. More than 20 specimens have been found, nearly all at night at depths of 12-20 meters. Sizes range from 20 to 40mm.

Variation in color is shown in the two animals below, which were found together.

Created 12 December 2006
Updated 5 March 2016

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