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Halloween flatworm
awaiting identification*
Family Pseudocerotidae
updated Oct 2016

Where seen? This black flatworm with orange and white ruffled margins is all ready for Halloween. It is sometimes seen on remote reefs.

Features: 5-8cm long. Body with broad white and orange margins.

Pulau Biola, Dec 09
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his flickr.

St John's Island, Nov 12

*
Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display.

Halloween flatworms on Singapore shores

Photos of Halloween flatworms for free download from wildsingapore flickr

Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map


Pulau Semakau, Feb 09
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.

Terumbu Semakau, Dec 12
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on his blog.


Terumbu Pempang Kecil, Jan 15
Photo shared by Jianlin Liun on facebook.
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