Doris nucleola Pease, 1860

We found this only on a few occasions: twice at Puako, Hawaii, once at Makua and once at Hanauma Bay, Oahu. The two at Puako were both under rocks intertidally. The deepest was the Hanauma specimen, which was under a rock with a Doris pecten at a depth of 5m.

The Doris nucleola at right shared a rock and probably the food source of the smaller Doris pecten at left.

Sea Slugs of Hawaii

Created 20 April 2009
Updated 14 December 2015

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