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#1 grech

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 11:47 PM

hey does anyone know what species the headshield slug this is? Photo by Ximena Olds

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#2 JimSwims

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 02:00 AM

Looks to be a variation of the variable Chelidonura hirundinina- http://www.nudipixel...ra_hirundinina/

Nice shot of it and angle (although not great for ID purposes). Was it taken in Malta/Mediterranean Sea? Depth? On Sea grass?

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#3 grech

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 11:45 PM

hey jim thanks for the id. The photo (as stated) is not mine it is the winning entry in the University of Miami underwater photo contest by Ximena Olds

It's amazingly beautfiul

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 06:55 PM

wow, I would love to find one of those.

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