Noumea purpurea

Baba, 1949

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Noumea purpurea from Nha Trang, Vietnam
Identification verified by Richard Willan

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: A nice photo of a typical individual. Noumea purpurea is characterised by the dark pink to purple mantle with a white streak down the midline that does not encircle the branchial pocket posteriorly, and also by the vivid apricot orange rhinophores and gills. This important photo shows Noumea purpurea is not endemic to Japan as was previously thought.

Comment from the photographer: Nha Trang bay

Location:Nha Trang, Vietnam
Photographer:Tatiana Antokhina
Camera:Sea&Sea DX-1GView EXIF properties
Taken on:May 31, 2008
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Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Species:Noumea purpurea