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Nudibranch Spore Ribbon

Nudibranchia spore ribbon


Nudibranchs are hermaphroditic, and thus have a set of reproductive organs for both sexes, but they cannot fertilize themselves. Nudibranchs typically deposit their eggs within a gelatinous spiral


They are found throughout the world's oceans, but are most abundant in shallow, tropical waters.


Nudibranchs are simultaneous hermaphrodites, and can mate with any other mature member of their species. Their lifespan varies widely, with some living less than a month, and others living up to one year.

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auntnance123 8 years ago

Very nice--looks like a bunch of beaded fabric.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Agree Fascinating :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago


Tracey-lee 8 years ago

Thanks, would love to work out which Nudi they belong to, as it was quite large , i'm thinking a Spanish dancer?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Great spotting. Very interesting.

injica 8 years ago

Wow, very interesting! nice spotting ;)

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uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 21, 2010
Submitted on Apr 18, 2013

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