Physical Characteristics

A flat, elongated, leaflike body that may grow to 1.7 in (45 mm) in length; the parapodia may stretch alongside the body or be held over the dorsal mid-line; body color varies from green to red depending on the types of algae that have been the recent diet of the organism; red, blue, and green specks of color are typical on the body; white patches may occur near the edge of the parapodia, and black markings sometimes occur on the head. Feeding tentacles and rhinophores are prominent on the front of the head.

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