Tambja morosa

(Bergh, 1877)

Also known as: Tambja kushimotoensis

Tambja morosa
Photographed by: Francesco de Marchi

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Polyceridae
Species:Tambja morosa

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #6011
Wonderful view of that strange sensory organ below the rhinophore.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #16868
Note the pleated sensory organ below the rhinophore and above the oral tentacle.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #13207
I have never seen one looking so "bruised and battered" before.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #18566
Nice variation on a theme!

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #22007
With the bryozoan Bugula.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #24371
Lamellae on the rhinophores and pleats in the sensory organ are clerly visible in this excellent photo.

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Pictures of Tambja morosa

Tambja morosa from Wakatobi, Indonesia
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