Dendronotus frondosus

(Ascanius, 1774)

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Dendronotus frondosus from Zeeland, Netherlands
 

Comment from the photographer: Found at Zeelandbrug in the Oosterschelde. 2009 was a good year for this well camouflaged front eolid. This nudibranch likes to eat Tubularia indivisa and Seacypres (Sertularia cupressina). When it eats Tubularis they grow larger.
 

Location:Zeeland, Netherlands
Photographer:Arne Kuilman
Camera:Nikon D80View EXIF properties
Taken on:July 10, 2009
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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:Dendronotina
Family:Dendronotidae
Species:Dendronotus frondosus