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The body is translucent white in colour, and may reach up to 45mm in length. The cerata are extremely numerous, flattened and swollen. The brown digestive gland is clearly visible through the translucent epidermis of the cerata, and becomes purple just below the cnidosac. The cerata have a sub-terminal ring of yellow pigment, with a white ring below this. The rhinphores and oral tentacles are devoid of pigment.

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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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