Okenia rosacea

(Macfarland, 1905)

Also known as: Hopkinsia rosacea

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Okenia rosacea from California, USA
Identification verified by Gary McDonald
 

Identification is verified by Gary McDonald, Nudi Pixel expert

This pink nudibranch was found at Carmel Point., CA on 31 July 2007, it was formerly in the genus Hopkinsia. I remember about 40 years ago when I was taking invertebrate zoology, a girl (Claudia) in our class would see one in a tidepool during a field trip and say: "here's another bubblegum".
 

Location:California, USA
Photographer:Gary McDonald
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:January 2, 2008
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Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Goniodorididae
Species:Okenia rosacea