I think I know this one! Janolus Barbarensis

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Postby tswinner » Sun May 16, 2010 9:00 pm

Janolus Barbarensis? More old film in CA

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Postby Kevin Lee » Mon May 17, 2010 9:48 pm

Bingo... note the crest, shown in your foto, between the rhinophores, called a caruncle... as of yet, seems scientists do not know the function, if any, of this organ... K:-)
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Postby Dave Behrens » Wed May 19, 2010 1:57 pm

Right on. Also note that the digestive gland going up into each cerata is branched. In J. fuscus, it is not brancvhed.

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Postby tswinner » Wed May 19, 2010 3:47 pm

Thanks Dave and Kevin.
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