Hexabranchus sanguineus

(Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828)

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Hexabranchus sanguineus from Watamu, Kenya
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: Individuals with this uniformly dark orange (or red) colour form only occur in the Red Sea and east African coast.
 

Thanks to Erwin Kodiat for suggesting identification for this species

Location:Watamu, Kenya
Photographer:Lorenzo de Ponti
Camera:Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1View EXIF properties
Taken on:March 20, 2007
Viewed:4074 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:8 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Hexabranchidae
Species:Hexabranchus sanguineus