Dolabrifera dolabrifera (Cuvier, 1817)

This is a common species found under rocks on shallow reefs such as the ones at Kewalo Basin and Hauula, Oahu.

The pair below is in the process of mating and has apparently just laid down the light purple egg mass in the upper right quarter of the picture.

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Created 20 April 2009

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