Polycera abei

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Polyceridae
Subfamily: Polycerinae


Described from Japan. Recorded here from Hong Kong, eastern Australia.


UPPER & LOWER RIGHT: Yat Chap Mo, Hong Kong, 2m, 3 February 1985, AM C145665. Photo: Brian Darvell.
LOWER LEFT: HK135/2-5, BEPHK231, Hong Kong, April 1983. AM C139202. Photo: B.E.Picton.

From original description: "Grows to about 15mm. Body smooth above (non-tuberculate), no pallial ridge on each side. Velar papillae 6, long and digitiform. General body colour translucent yellowish white, with black spots interspersed among the orange ones. Rhinophores and velar papillae black; gills yellowish white with black tips."

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2001 (July 10) Polycera abei (Baba,1960). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/polyabei

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