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Roboastra gracilis

Roboastra gracilis

Description:

Beautiful but deadly, this nudibranch is carnivorous, feeding on other nudibranchs.

Notes:

Aposematic colouring is the term given to the warning colours donned by poisonous species.

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5 Comments

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

Another nudibranch for my bucket list! Nice find, Sam!

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 8 years ago

Thank you all - it's always nice to see this little critter.

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago

Beautiful spotting

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Gorgeous nudibranch! I agree, the second photo is wonderful.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

especially like the second photo

SamanthaCraven
Spotted by
SamanthaCraven

Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 12, 2012
Submitted on Feb 12, 2012

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