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Tryon's Hypselodoris

Hypselodoris tryoni

Notes:

A rather large nudbranch almost 5cm in length. Spotted at Basura, Anilao at a depth of about 9m. Formerly known as Risbecia tryoni



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6 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

My approach is just put them all in notes. An organisms search will then find any of them :)

Blogie
Blogie 6 years ago

There's been a shakeup in the nudi world. Apparently, thanks to new findings, quite a large number of classifications have been moved around. For example, this nudibranch is no longer Risbecia tryoni but Hypselodoris tryoni. Another example is Chromodoris geometrica, which is now known as Goniobranchus geometricus. Confusing eh? :\

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 7 years ago

Thanks Argybee and Leuba! :-)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

....i missed the electric blue margins - enough to scare potential predators - very nice.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

well said argybee - the dappling effect (of light and shade) on the body is fantastic. Great photo Eric !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Wow. Subtle but fantastic. The blue outline and shadowy back creates strange illusion of depth for me. (maybe I stared at it too long :)

Eric Noora
Spotted by
Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Lat: 13.76, Long: 120.92

Spotted on Dec 18, 2011
Submitted on Dec 24, 2011

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