Salt-and-pepper Doris

Aegires albopunctatus

Description 6

The White Knight or Salt-and-Pepper Dorid is occasionally abundant, but usually infrequent in the intertidal. It's quite small, usually under 1 cm, but its bright white coloration often makes it stand out against a background of darker algae.

Distribution 7

This marine species occurs off British Columbia, Canada to Baja California, Mexico.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Jerry Kirkhart, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.flickr.com/photos/jkirkhart35/14101405737/
  2. (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/854699
  3. (c) kueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Ken-ichi Ueda, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/308990
  4. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://farm9.static.flickr.com/8003/7503998964_da8a2cde0c_b.jpg
  5. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Ken-ichi Ueda, http://www.flickr.com/photos/18024068@N00/502687278
  6. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  7. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aegires_albopunctatus

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