Dendronotus claguei

Author: Valdés, Lundsten, and Wilson 2018


Size: 18 mm (preserved)

General: Body long, narrow, with 4-6 pairs of simple, elongate, dorso-lateral cerata. Velum composed of 4 narrow and elongate papillae. Rhinophores with very elongate stalks. Rhinophoral sheaths with 4 elongate, simple papillae on distal edges, the innermost papilla being much larger than the other three. Rhinophoral clubs elongate, with 11 simple lamellae. Color uniformly translucent white with some internal organs visible through the body wall as beige or yellowish areas.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.

Spatial distribution: Gulf of California

Published depth range: ~2369 m

Additional Information


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Valdés, A., L. Lundsten, and N.G. Wilson (2018). Five new deep-sea species of nudibranchs (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia: Cladobranchia) from the Northeast Pacific. Zootaxa 4526 (4): 401–433.

Citation: Dendronotus claguei (Valdés, Lundsten, and Wilson 2018) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-05-28.
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