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Melimbe engeli nudibranch

Melimbe engeli


Hard to spot and define, this nudibranch has a brown translucent body with finely branched papillate cerate that mimics algae. The oral hood is just about visible on the left.


Sandy bottom ~15m


If it weren't for my hawk-eyed dive guide, I wouldn't have even spotted this as an animal, let along a nudibranch!

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1 Comment

Blogie 8 years ago

Wow! It looks so flimsy...

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Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 8, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2012

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