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The Bright and Colorful Creatures Under the Sea

 Land slugs and snails are dull affairs that leave little to be desired, but if you've ever been deep sea diving you will know that the ocean’s versions are much more vibrant. Hidden beneath the sea are hundreds and thousands of colorful slugs, in bright hues that would make you think they’re from another planet. Many of these colorful creatures used to be snails that shed their shells and evolved into sublime sea slugs.

Cuthona sibogae

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Lettuce sea slug (Elysia crispata)
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Nembrotha kubaryana
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Okenia hopkinsia rosacea
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Donut nudibranch (Doto greenamyeri)
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Hydatina physis
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Phyllidiella pustulosa
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Cadlinella ornatissima
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Sea sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae)
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Hypselodoris kanga
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Janolus fuscus
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Hypselodoris festiva
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Spanish shawl (Flabellina iodinea)
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Chromodoris strigata
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Phyllodesmium serratum
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Sacoglossan sea slug (Cyerce nigrican)
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Glossodoris atromarginata
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Hermissenda crassicornis
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Dirona albolineata
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Chromodoris reticulata
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Blue angel (Glaucus atlanticus)
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Phyllodesmium poindimiei
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h/t: boredpanda

 

 

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