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Halgerda tessellata Halgerda tessellata

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Carol Milne
Carol Milne 7 years ago

I just decided Nudibranches are my favorite sea creature. Amazing! R any of them venomous?

mattsilvia7 9 years ago

Well... they're cerata, not gills, but they're what it uses to breathe.

mattsilvia7 9 years ago

It's a silly sounding name, but a sensible one... "Nudi" (from the Latin word meaning naked), and "branch" (from the Latin word for gills). The feathery structures you see protruding from the creature are it's gills, so "naked gills" is a pretty apt characteristic to name it after.

MatthewFuller 9 years ago

I'd never even heard of these Nudibranch creatures before Project Noah, they're just awesome, like slugs drawn/designed by hippies or coloured-in by children, amazing shapes and colours, just awesome.

And such a silly name!

Nadi88 9 years ago

wow, this is so beautiful!unbelievable that evolution leads to this

DavidLee 9 years ago

Thanks you so much for the ID

DavidLee 9 years ago

Thanks you so much for the ID

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Ko Lanta Yai#krabi, Thailand

Spotted on Feb 27, 2011
Submitted on May 12, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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