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 Okenia leachii can grow up to 4 cm in length. It has a translucent pink/brown body with white colouring on the tips of its processes, gills, rhinophores and around the edge of the mantle. The long, tapering processes arise from the mantle rim and form three rows down the back. Approximately 11 gills are arranged in a circle towards the rear. Eggs are spawned in a long sausage-shaped mass attached by a filament at one end.It probably feeds on burrowing ascidians such as Molgula oculata (Picton & Morrow, 1994).


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