Unidentified comb jellies

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Unidentified comb jellies from Watamu, Kenya
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: Ctenophora: Platyctenea. Not a nudibranch.
 

Thanks to Mary Jane Adams and Marli Wakeling for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: this animal was on the sand at 17 meters in depth '. moved very slowly. he rule out that this is a flatworm
 

Comment from Mary Jane Adams: This is a benthic ctenophore (comb jelly).

Location:Watamu, Kenya
Photographer:Angelo de Faveri
Camera:Olympus EVOLT E-410View EXIF properties
Taken on:March 1, 2010
Viewed:630 times
Posted:6 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Ctenophora
Species:Unidentified comb jellies