Phyllidia ocellata Cuvier, 1804

Phyllidia ocellata is known in the Marshalls from only three specimens found at Kwajalein Atoll. All were relatively deep, more than 30 meters, on the seaward reef, where they were found exposed on the hard reef substrate. The three specimens here all looked about the same, but it is normally a variable species. Specimens we have found at Pohnpei and the Solomons look quite different.

Created 25 December 2006

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