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Spanish Dancer

Hexabranchus sanguineus

Description:

The Spanish Dancer is the largest nudibranch, getting its name from the smooth, wavelike motion of its flattened body when it swims. Adults are bright and variably colored, usually red, pink, or orange, and sometimes mixed with white or yellow.

Habitat:

Lives in shallow waters on coasts or reefs.

Notes:

Found on the reef in shallow water, off the shoreline of Mokauea.

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7 Comments

3P1CN355
3P1CN355 8 years ago

NP

TarahLynn
TarahLynn 8 years ago

Haha oh thanks Sean!

3P1CN355
3P1CN355 8 years ago

Check out my spotting about the scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp. Oh and BTW this is Sean. =)

TarahLynn
TarahLynn 8 years ago

Thanks 3P1CN355 & Airi! :D

Airi Morita
Airi Morita 8 years ago

Thats really cool Tarah!!!

3P1CN355
3P1CN355 8 years ago

Haha i watched that video before! Good job on the info! =)

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Now that is a WONDERFUL dance !
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TarahLynn
Spotted by
TarahLynn

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on May 8, 2012
Submitted on Oct 27, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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