Hermaea Olivae Nudibranchs at Alki

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Hermaea Olivae Nudibranchs at Alki

Post by cephalogoddess » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:35 pm

I have been seeing tons of tiny Hermaea olivae nudibranchs at alki cove 2 in about 5-15 feet of water! They are amazing little guys. Here are some photos. They are hard to spot at first but once you see one you'll notice that there are ten others on the same piece of seaweed. Any idea as to why just one out of the 50+ I've seen the past few weeks is red? I assume it was eating some red colored algae and drifted in from some other reef?


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Re: Hermaea Olivae Nudibranchs at Alki

Post by Tom Nic » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:47 pm

:rawlings: :rawlings: You've got better eyes than I do!!
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Re: Hermaea Olivae Nudibranchs at Alki

Post by dwashbur » Fri Jul 28, 2017 6:59 am

Wow. What power is your microscope?????

(Very nice pictures. Gonna have to get out there and look for them. Thanks!)

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