This is not nudibranch or sea slug
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Identification is verified by Neville Coleman, Nudi Pixel expert
Comment from Neville Coleman: COMMON NAME: ROSY SPINDLE COWRY
REMARKS: This species is fairly common and found from Japan to southern Australia, living on the gorgonian Euplexura sp.. The colour pattern of the mantle ranges from pink to red and it usually has yellow or red mantle papillae. I have never seen this exact pattern before, but coming from the location it does, that is no wonder.
This is probably Phenacovolva cf. schmidi.
Thanks to Dr. Richard C. Willan, his comment: It is rather difficult to give names to ovulids without accompanying photos of the shell. Here are my guesses at names for the species in the photos, but I’m not an expert on ovulids.
Dive site: Seraya, Bali
|Camera:||Canon PowerShot A620 › View EXIF properties|
|Taken on:||January 7, 2007|
|Posted:||9 years ago|
|Updated:||8 years ago|
Other photos of Phenacovolva rosea