Unidentified acoel flatworm

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Unidentified acoel flatworm from Lembeh, Indonesia
 

Thanks to Barb Makohin for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: Day dive in Nudi Retreat 1
 

Comment from Barb Makohin: I observed these in Lembeh Straits for a long time and took photos and also video of them. They look and also move like a flatworm. It took a lot of searching however I do believe that they are infact flatworms,possibly in the genus Amphiscolops and not a member of the nudibranch family.

Location:Lembeh, Indonesia
Photographer:Francesco de Marchi
Camera:Canon EOS 450DView EXIF properties
Taken on:May 4, 2009
Viewed:806 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Acoelomorpha
Order:Acoela
Species:Unidentified acoel flatworm