Phyllidia polkadotsa Burnckhorst, 1993

The first one of these I saw was brought up in a small dredge being pulled behind a boat by a couple of people looking for deep water seashells. It came from a depth of about 70m off the Waianae coast of Oahu. Subsequently, we found a few specimens diving at Pupukea, Three Tables, and Makua on Oahu. They were usually in ledges and small caves, but day and night, at depths of 5 to 20m.

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