Hexabranchus sanguineus

(Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828)

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Hexabranchus sanguineus from Malindi, Kenya
Identification verified by Nathalie Yonow
 

Identification is verified by Nathalie Yonow, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Nathalie Yonow: This is a juvenile Hexabranchus. You can tell by the six gills being inserted into separate pockets. I think sanguineus is endemic to the Red Sea and all the others are marginatus.
 

Thanks to Gary Cobb for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from Gary Cobb: This photo is a very juvenile. We have found them many times here in sthn Queensland. And they are strong swimmers!

Location:Malindi, Kenya
Photographer:Lorenzo de Ponti
Camera:Canon PowerShot G10View EXIF properties
Taken on:October 22, 2009
Viewed:3255 times
Posted:8 years ago
Updated:7 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