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The body of this nudibranch is red-brown in colour and the dorsum is covered with white flecks. There are small ridges and tubercles on the dorsum and flanks. A conspicuous rim runs down the middle of the back and around the edge of the mantle. The rhinophores are lamellate and the small oral tentacles are flattened. This animal may reach 38mm in length. This species is not easily confused with others from the British Isles.


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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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