Nembrotha sp. 09  Genus: Bergh, 1877

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This is an undescribed or unidentified species of the genus Nembrotha. I call it Nembrotha sp. 09, to distinguish it from other species of Nembrotha.
Nembrotha sp. 09 is chracterized by its black/dark blue background colour, by a red band at the mantle margin, by red rhinophores and gills, and by a white patch between the rhinophores.
The above 2 - 6 mm specimens are most likely juveniles, possibly of the very variable Nembrotha livingstonei  Allan, 1933.
There are several pictures of this species from Japan as Nembrotha sp. 6 online. A 5 mm specimen, a 15 mm specimen, and a 20 mm specimen.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 24 July 2020, Nembrotha sp. 09  Genus: Bergh, 1877
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Nembrotha_sp_09.htm


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