Topic: nudibranch

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Under The Dock, a marine life series by Hakai Institute

Described as a fearsome predator on the British Columbia coast, sunflower sea stars "can grow to a diameter of one meter, and have a voracious appetite for all sorts of animals on the rocky reef." From Hakai Institute...

The melibe nudibranch grabs at food with a net-like mouth

This fascinating carnivorous sea slug is called a melibe leonina, a lion's mane sea slug, or a hooded nudibranch. The 'hood' refers to its large mouth that expands like a net to trap at small crustaceans and mollusks,...

This Jorunna sea slug looks like a tiny, fluffy “sea bunny”

Sea bunnies, sesame-coated snow rabbits, ゴマフビロードウミウシ or gomafu biroodo umiushi meaning black speckled velvet sea slugs... These Jorunna Parva sea slugs look like white fluffy bunnies and have been given a v...

Brightly colored flatworm filmed in the waters of Sulawesi, Indonesia

This is a nudibranch — what may or may not be a Pseudobiceros gloriosus, and there are many, many kinds of flatworms that look like this one. Check out DiscoverLife.org’s gallery...

Glaucilla marginata: Beautiful blue sea slugs or nudibranches

These Glaucilla marginata are blue sea slugs or nudibranches — soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks, according to wikipedia —  from the east coast of Australia, but they can also be found along the east ...