Mysticoncha sp.

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Mysticoncha sp. from Fremantle, Australia
Identification verified by Richard Willan

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This is a prosobranch snail related to the Bean cowries (Triviidae). It has an internal shell (which lies under the skin beneath the large ‘hump’ in the centre of the animal, and it feeds on compound ascidians. So it is not an nudibranch and you will have to move this photo to the non-nudibranch pages of Nudi Pixel.

Location:Fremantle, Australia
Photographer:Brent Murdoch
Camera:Olympus C8080 Wide ZoomView EXIF properties
Taken on:May 18, 2007
Viewed:1437 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Species:Mysticoncha sp.