Pleurobranchus mamillatus  Quoy & Gaimard, 1832

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Pleurobranchus mamillatus is a large and tuberculate Pleurobranchidan sea slug, characterized by bright pink or yellow rings or spots encircling the base of some tubercules. In some specimens the pink spots are outlined in purple. Some of the tubercules are usually very long, in some specimens none. Pleurobranchus mamillatus grows up to 25 cm and more.
Pretty similar are some juveniles/almost adults of Pleurobranchus forskalii  Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828 which have large tubercles, often with with purple rings at the bases.
More information on Pleurobranchus mamillatus are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2021), published 21 April 2021, Pleurobranchus mamillatus  Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Pleurobranchida/Pleurobranchus_mamillatus.htm


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