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Rose Petal Bubble Shell

Hydratina physis

Notes:

Hydatina physis is a sea slug species. This species is extremely widespread. It is found in tropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. Hdyatina physis grows to a length of up to 1.5 inches (3.8 cm.). The shell is thin and is partly covered by parapodia (fleshy flaps). The diet of Hydatina physis is very specialized; it feeds on polychaete worms. From January to May Hydatina physis is frequently found on shallow reef flats. It is most often seen at night.

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7 Comments

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Thanks AliHp

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 years ago

very cool!

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Thanks Saabrigger

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 7 years ago

Nice series. I like the second pic most.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

I agree with you there Argy.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Added information

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

That is really special. Hard to know if it is trying to disguise itself or draw attention.

MacChristiansen
Spotted by
MacChristiansen

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Nov 4, 2012
Submitted on Nov 4, 2012

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