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Ceratosoma tenue

Ceratosoma tenue, Abraham 1876

Ceratosoma tenue was described by Abraham in 1876. It is known from the Red Sea, Tanzania, Norfolk Island, Australia, New Caledonia, Indonesia, Philippines and Hawaii. It can be distinguished from other closely related species by its narrow body form and interupted mantle margin.

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Dr. Terry Gosliner

California Academy of Sciences

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