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Nudibranch - a member of Nudibranchia, a group of soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks which shed their shell after their larval stage. They are noted for their often extraordinary colors and striking forms. There are more than 3,000 described species of nudibranchs.
The word “nudibranch” comes from the Latin nudus, naked, and the Greek βραγχια, brankhia, gills.
Jordi Benitez, Spain Nudibranch, Cratena peregrina

Language of Life

Nudibranch - a member of Nudibranchia, a group of soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks which shed their shell after their larval stage. They are noted for their often extraordinary colors and striking forms. There are more than 3,000 described species of nudibranchs.

The word “nudibranch” comes from the Latin nudus, naked, and the Greek βραγχια, brankhia, gills.

Jordi Benitez, Spain
Nudibranch, Cratena peregrina

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