Embletonia gracilis Risbec, 1928
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Embletonia gracilis is characterized by the single row of cerata down each side of the body,
the tip of each ceras is usually divided twice into four, containing nematocysts. The body is translucent white.
Embletonia gracilis is small (max. size 20-30mm) and very elongate. The oral tentacles are replaced by flattened
oral lobes flanking the mouth. The pictures #2 and #3 show a specimen with a length of 1 - 2 mm.
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How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2019), published 24 March 2019, Embletonia gracilis Risbec, 1928