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Spanish Shawl Nudibranch attacking Eudendrium hydroids

Short-lived and blind, Spanish Shawl nudibranchs (Flabellinopsis iodinea) use their red rhinophores and their long purple oral tentacles to find fresh hydroids to behead. Their fiery orange cerata double as digestive and respiratory systems.

TAGS: California, Monterey, Nudibranch

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Palo Alto, California, United States of America
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© Robin Agarwal.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 3, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-TS6
Focal Length: 4.9mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f3.3
ISO: ISO160
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