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Crested aeolis

Janolus cristatus


Up to 7 cm long, Body semi-transparent.


Species has been found as far north as Norway, through the British Isles and the Atlantic coast to Morocco and in the western Mediterranean Sea. It is found at depths of up to 40 metres, in calm, clean water.

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Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 10 months ago

Thanks, happy to share 😀

remkinloch 10 months ago

Amazing creature and fascinating that the range is so extensive

DanielePralong 10 months ago


Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 10 months ago

Nice composition and color...well done, Marek.

Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 10 months ago

Thanks Leuba 😀

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 10 months ago

Beautiful !

Μακεδονία - Θράκη, Greece

Lat: 40.14, Long: 23.70

Spotted on Jun 7, 2018
Submitted on Jun 7, 2018

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