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Biology/Natural History: This species feeds on sponges, hydroids, bryozoans, and tunicates. It is often found feeding on the red social tunicate Metandrocarpa taylori. Some of these as well as tube worms may encrust its plates. A scaleworm may be in the mantle cavity. M. ferreirai may actually be part of this species.


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Source: Invertebrates of the Salish Sea

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