Okenia kendi Gosliner, 2004
Click the thumbnail photos to enhance!
Okenia kendi is characterized by eight pairs of marginal papillae and a single medial papillae in front of the gills.
The upper half of these appendages is purple, followed by a brown band, and yellow at the base. The rhinophores are
brown, the gills are brown with a yellow base. The mantle is white and there are broad brown bands from the
rhinophores to the 'tail'. Okenia kendi is named after the Tagalog (Philippine language) word for candy.
More information on Okenia kendi are at
Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 10 November 2017, Okenia kendi Gosliner, 2004
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Okenia_kendi.htm