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Anyone who know this species? I and the critter has somet...
Anyone who know this species? I and the critter has somet... by Reidar Opem
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Posted: Monday, May 4, 2009- (5/4/2009 1:07:00 PM)
Category: Macro - Nudibranchia
location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
Answer That's a Chinese Dragon nudibranch. Relatively common in Hawaii. Where did you find yours?
 
Laughingman
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message I did some more research and it seems to be the Pteraeolidia ianthina.
This critter is one of several species with the nickname blue dragon.
 
Reidar
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message Ria,

That is a great photo! A very difficult subject to photography. And you manage to capture it looking a question mark. Good JOB!

You got my vote!

Cheers
Jeff
 
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