Friday, September 15, 2006

Friday Nudibranch Blogging


This is Gymnodoris rubropapulosa, who is "an admirable instance of the unexpected forms in which the great Nemesis hides herself."

(Photo courtesy of Umiushi.)

2 comments:

Buckeye, Dealer of Rare Coins said...

It looks like white jello with mandarin oranges in it.

Nanette said...

Yay, my browser has stopped refusing to see captchas.

I'm so glad you call these nudibranches instead of sea slugs. They are so gorgeous and fanciful looking that they deserve a lovely name. Whoever decided they were slugs just had no imagination (even if they really are, of a sort).