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Living Color Showcases the Beauty of Nudibranchs [Video]

By Shane Graber - Posted Apr 29, 2011 01:00 PM
Nudibrachs are one of the most colorful and beautiful creatures in the world's oceans. In this video, David Doubilet highlights interesting information and the abundance of color variations in these animals.
Living Color Showcases the Beauty of Nudibranchs  [Video]

Nudibranchs, David Doublilet

Nudibranchs are often called "sea slugs" and their name comes from the Latin nudus (meaning "naked") and Greek brankhia (meaning "gills"). Back in 2007, we published a detailed article "Nudibranchs: Beautiful but Dangerous Marine Creatures" By Mª Victoria Bengoa Ruigómez which detailed various species, their anatomy, as well as their defense mechanisms.

We also covered the stunning photography of David Doubilet a couple days ago here on Advanced Aquarist.

In this installment, David showcases the variety of color variations in nudibranchs with his 4.5 minute video titled Living Color:

(via Cubic Blog)

Author: Shane Graber
Location: Indiana

Shane has kept saltwater tanks for the last 12 years, is a research scientist, lives in northern Indiana, and is a proud Advanced Aquarist staffer.


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