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Phyllodesmium sp.   ;)

My husband, Stephen, and I saw this nudibranch (with the help of a super-eyed-divemaster) on our Dec trip in Lembeh, N.It looks like the organ pipe coral (Tubipora or Clavularia o

Nudibranches are members of what is now a taxonomic clade, and what was previously a suborder, of soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks which shed their shell after their larval stage. They are noted for their often extraordinary colors and striking forms. The clade Nudibranchia is the largest clade within the heterobranchs, with more than 3,000 described species. They live at virtually all depths of salt water.

Nudibranch: a group of soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks which shed their shells after their larval stage. They are noted for their often extraordinary colours and striking forms. Currently, about valid species of nudibranchs are known.

The Fiery Sea Slug, Flabellina goddardi, discovered in 2008 by Marine Biologist Jeff Goddard. It lays a lacy egg mass that hatch into tiny babies. The egg mass is formed that way so that each baby receives enough oxygen.

New Egg Layer Photograph courtesy Jeff Goddard Pictured "knitting" a doily-like egg mass in a lab in a new species of fiery-colored nudibranch, or sea slug, has been found in shallow tide pools near a southern California campground.

Nudibranch Phyllodesmium longicirrum

Stock Photo of Nudibranch Phyllodesmium longicirrum. High Quality Nudibranch Images and Gloss Prints are available from Oceanwide Images Stock Photo Library.


Taken by Bill Kuiper in Bushrangers Bay, Australia using the SeaLife SeaLife has been granted the rights to this image.

Antonietta Janthina   ;)

Antonietta janthina Baba & Hamatani, 1977 date place :Enoura, Sagami Bay, Japan size approx mm depth m temperature C

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The NudibranchThis is matchless in its colorful magnificence. The Nudibranch is a shell-less gastropod mollusk, which is famous for its outstanding manifestation and brilliant color.

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