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Biology/Natural History: This species eats sea pens such as Ptilosarcus gurneyi. (or on sea pansies such as Renilla kollikeri farther south where those grow). May be largely buried in the sand with primarily the rhinophores projecting above the surface of the sand. Eggs are laid in a pale pinkish-brown spiral chain of capsules.


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Source: Invertebrates of the Salish Sea

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