Bright colors?

June 18, 2001
From: Alisse Cassell

Why are nudibranchs so brightly colored?
Alisse Cassell

Cassell, A., 2001 (Jun 18) Bright colors?. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Dear Alisse,
Have a look at the page on Opisthobranch Defence - colour. I think you will find more than enough information there.

If you are looking for background information on sea slugs, one good place to look is the General Topics Index (just click the button at the top and bottom of each page). Or use the SEARCH button and type in a word you are interested in like colour. You may have tried, but if so, I guess you typed color. I'm afraid there will be a few words like 'colour' which the Forum spells a little differently from you - sorry my SEARCH BUTTON doesn't know that North Americans spell 'colour' without the 'u'
Best wishes,
Bill Rudman

Rudman, W.B., 2001 (Jun 18). Comment on Bright colors? by Alisse Cassell. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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