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    • Spanish Shawl
  • Scientific Names
    • Flabellina iodinea
    • Flabellinopsis iodinea

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Recent observations

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 15, 2014

Description

15 mm long.

Finally! A few specimens of Flabellina iodinea were found at Hazard Canyon Reef by Richard Roller and Gary McDonald in the late 1960s. I began sampling for nudibranchs at this site in 1999, and this was the first specimen of it I found there. I found four more in 2015.

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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kestrel

Date

April 10, 2016 09:38 AM PDT

Description

Our second one at Pillar Point!

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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kestrel

Date

April 10, 2016 07:06 AM PDT

Description

Our first one at Pillar Point!

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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marisa_a

Date

April 10, 2016 04:09 AM PDT

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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anudibranchmom

Date

April 10, 2016 10:32 AM PDT

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Awesome find by @Alison Young!

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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dpom

Date

April 10, 2016 08:10 AM PDT

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The first time we have seen this species here, but knew it would just be a matter of time before we did. Such an exciting find by @kestrel ! One of two she found!

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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marisa_a

Date

April 10, 2016 06:30 AM PDT

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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rebeccafay

Date

April 10, 2016 09:34 AM PDT

Description

@kestrel spotted 2 of these!

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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arlo

Date

March 24, 2016 02:22 PM PDT

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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arlo

Date

March 24, 2016 10:53 AM PDT

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

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vanessavobis

Date

January 9, 2016 10:20 PM PST

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Spanish Shawl Flabellina iodinea

Date

March 6, 2016 02:37 PM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

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