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Photo © jesscubb, all rights reserved
Mee Kwa Mooks Beach (Google, OSM)
47.56465, -122.40846
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We found this little nudibranch (sea slug) when we scooped water into a tray from a bed of eel grass. Here it is pictured on top of a sand collar. The body was only about 2 cm long. I am guessing it was a young nudibranch, but I don't think that this species grows all that much larger.

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Opalescent Nudibranch - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jesscubb's ID: Opalescent Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)
Posted by jesscubb almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Opalescent Nudibranch - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
invertboy's ID: Opalescent Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)
Posted by invertboy almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Opalescent Nudibranch - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
mcduck's ID: Opalescent Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)
Posted by mcduck 3 days ago (Flag)
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Opalescent Nudibranch - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jesscubb's ID: Opalescent Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)
Opalescent Nudibranch - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Opalescent Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)
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