Prosimnia sp.

This is not nudibranch or sea slug

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Prosimnia sp. from Bali, Indonesia
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: This photo is taken in situ and it shows the animal’s proboscis extended and feeding on the polyps of its host gorgonian sea fan. I think teh black spots on the gorgonian might be its eggs.
 

Location:Bali, Indonesia
Photographer:Indra Swari
Camera:Nikon D300View EXIF properties
Taken on:July 24, 2010
Viewed:609 times
Posted:7 years ago
Updated:6 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Prosobranchia
Order:Sorbeoconcha
Family:Ovulidae
Species:Prosimnia sp.