So close, yet so far. This cruddy photo is the result of taking it from 20 feet away. ;-) There's a cruddy video too - if you really need to see it let me know.
40mm length, found in rocky subtidal by Andrea McDonald. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.
48mm total length, found in rocky subtidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.
At Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
The Spanish shawl, Flabellina iodinea, is a species of aeolid nudibranch, a very colorful sea slug. This is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Flabellinidae.