Tambja amakusana Baba, 1987
|Maximum size: 11 mm.
This is a greenish brown species. The rhinophores, gills, cephalic
tentacles and foot are tipped with dark purple.
is known from only three animals. One was found on the underside of a ledge in a
moderately exposed location at a
depth of 15 m (50 ft) and another in a Halimeda kanaloana bed at 8-9 m (25-31 ft). When offered a piece of the blue bryozoan eaten by Tambja morosa, the latter animal appeared to show some feeding motions.
Maui: widely distributed in the western & central Pacific.
First recorded in Hawaii from Makena, Maui by PF on June 26, 1998.
Photo: CP: 4
mm: Maalaea Bay, Maui; Dec. 3, 2011.
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