Learchis poica from Southeast Florida

February 13, 2004
From: Linda Ianniello

Dr. Bill,
I believe this is a Learchis poica.

Location: Lake Worth Lagoon, Florida, Southeast USA
Depth: 15 feet
Date: February 2, 2004
Size: About 1/2 inch

Linda I.


Ianniello, L., 2004 (Feb 13) Learchis poica from Southeast Florida. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/12128

Thanks Linda,
It's a bit hard to see much of the colour pattern from this angle but I am pretty sure you are right. The relatively long rhinophores, in comparison with the length of the oral tentacles, agree with Learchis poica.
Best wishes
Bill Rudman


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