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Acanthodoris hudsoni?

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Postby Zig » Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:05 am

I observed this guy in 30fsw in Palos Verdes, CA. Total length ~25mm. I think I have it narrowed down to either a yellowish variety of Acanthodoris hudsoni or Cadlina luteomarginata. Although I'm leaning toward A. hudsoni due to the shape of the rhinophores. Thoughts?

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Postby scottg » Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:01 pm

Another great find zig. I'd go with A. hudsoni due to the rhinophores and the shape of the papilliae. I've never seen them that yellow though.

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Postby Dave Behrens » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:01 pm

Right on.

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