Thysanozoon sp.

Also known as: Acanthozoon sp.

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Thysanozoon sp. from Port Elizabeth, South Africa
 

Thanks to João Pedro Silva for suggesting identification for this species

Comment from the photographer: Thysanozoon brocchii (Carpet flatworm)
 

Comment from João Pedro Silva: It definitely looks like Thysanozoon brocchii commonly found in the Mediterranean and adjacent Atlantic, although it usually presents a light "cross" pattern on the top of the body.

Location:Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Photographer:Johan Swanepoel
Camera:Unknown Unknown › View EXIF properties
Taken on:June 3, 2010
Viewed:1113 times
Posted:7 years ago
Updated:7 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Platyhelminthes
Class:Turbellaria
Order:Polycladida
Suborder:Cotylea
Family:Pseudocerotidae
Species:Thysanozoon sp.