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Identification is verified by Dave Behrens, Nudi Pixel expert
Comment from the photographer: Elysia diomedeas are commonly known in Mexico as "lechuguillas", something like "little lettuces".
They feed on algae, that stays inside their body and cotinue their fotosynthetic process through the transparent upper-most layer of skin.
They can be very big, this one in particular was almost 20 cm long.
|Location:||Bahia de Banderas, Mexico|
|Camera:||Canon Digital IXUS 850 IS › View EXIF properties|
|Taken on:||March 7, 2009|
|Posted:||4 years ago|
|Updated:||4 years ago|
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