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Nembrotha sp. 09  Genus: Bergh, 1877

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This is an undescribed or unidentified species of the genus Nembrotha. I call it Nembrotha sp. 09, to distinguish it from other species of Nembrotha.
Nembrotha sp. 09 is chracterized by its black/dark blue background colour, by a red band at the mantle margin, by red rhinophores and gills, and by a white patch between the rhinophores.
The above 2 - 3 mm specimen is most likely a juvenile, possibly of the very variable Nembrotha livingstonei  Allan, 1933. There is a picture of the same species from Japan as Nembrotha sp. 6 online.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 12 March 2017, Nembrotha sp. 09  Genus: Bergh, 1877
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Euctenidiacea/Nembrotha_sp_09.htm