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Nembrotha cristata

Nembrotha cristata

Description:

It is a species of colorful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae.It is a large black nembrothid that grows to at least 50 mm in length. Its body is covered with green pustules. The rhinophores and gills are black, edged in green.

Habitat:

Indo-Pacific.

Notes:

The red dots in the surrounding coral are copepods that parasitize the coral.

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1 Comment

mhosadurga
mhosadurga 8 years ago

nice!

The MnMs
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The MnMs

Negros Oriental, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 30, 2012
Submitted on Oct 29, 2012

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