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#1 jbonehoss

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 08:05 AM

Hello,

A friend of mine saw this in a bay in Bermuda. I have never seen one before. Anyone care to ID? Its very cool looking!

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#2 scubamarli

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 10:17 AM

Glaucus atlanticus. Cool nudibranch that travels on the surface.
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#3 Leslie

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 10:52 AM

Marli's right (as usual). :D Glaucus is pelagic and feeds on siphonophores like the portuguese-man-of-war (Physalia physalis) and by-the-wind sailors (Vellella velella).

#4 jbonehoss

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 07:57 PM

Wow! That's the coolest thing ever!

Thanks for the help :D
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