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 A large, brilliantly coloured slug that grows up to 8 cm long. The body is white, suffused with pink in parts, varying to red in some individuals. There is a yellow band that runs around the edge of the foot. The head has two slender tentacles at the front, the body has a row of shorter tentacles on each side which extend to a circle of 21 gills at the back of the body. These are white at the base with orange or yellow tips.


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Source: Marine Life Information Network

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