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Nudibranchia with eggs

Flabellina pedata

Description:

Flabellina pedata Flabellina affinis Mediterranian sea, depht 35 meter

Notes:

What is the english name? In german we call it violette flabellina

1 Species ID Suggestions

Nudibranch
Flabellina affinis Flabellina affinis


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11 Comments

João Pedro Silva
João Pedro Silva 6 years ago

The ringed rhinophores, purple pigment on the surface of the cerata (especially near the tip) and the stalked ceratal clusters differentiate Flabellina affinis from Flabellina pedata. Regarding "common" names, very few names have genuine common names so get used to the latin names. There's a very good post about this subject at the Sea Slug Forum: http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/common

Palaimon
Palaimon 8 years ago

Add to Mission Mollusca

Palaimon
Palaimon 8 years ago

Thank you MrJohn!

MrJohn
MrJohn 8 years ago

That is beautiful.

Palaimon
Palaimon 9 years ago

Add to the new mission

Palaimon
Palaimon 9 years ago

I´m not sure with the ID, maybe someone can help

Palaimon
Palaimon 9 years ago

@ Noe and Pili
i think thats true, after uploading i saw it also. I will change it

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

very impressive!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Very cool! But I think you have photographed two different species of nudibranchs

Palaimon
Palaimon 9 years ago

thank you!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Another interesting spotting!
Welcome to Project Noah, Palaimon!

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Spotted on Oct 15, 2011
Submitted on Oct 15, 2011

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