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|Researched by||Emily Wilson||Refereed by||Admin|
|Authority||J. Tardy, 1963|
|Other common names||A sea slug||Synonyms||Duvaucelia odhneri Marcus Ev., 1983, non Tritonia odhneri Marcus 1959, Tritonia nilsodhneri Ev. Marcus, 1983|
A slender sea slug that grows up to 3.4 cm in length. It is pale salmon-pink or pure white in colour and has no markings on its body. It is extremely well camouflaged on its prey, the sea fan Eunicella verrucosa as it has eight pairs of gills along its back that closely resemble the feeding polyps.
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Last Updated: 23/09/2021