Tiny New England Nudibranch

June 27, 2001
From: Paul Young

When I got my first camera I was taking pictures of Metridium anemones, and when we got one developed there was a nudibranch apparently eating the tentacles.

Unfortunately this isn't a great shot as it is a blow-up of a small part of the photo. The animal is less than a half-cm long. And I haven't seen one since.

Any ideas?
Paul Young


Young, P., 2001 (Jun 27) Tiny New England Nudibranch. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/4625

Dear Paul,
I am afraid I can't see enough to confirm it is a nudibranch. I am only posting your photo because it is possible someone who has studied life histories, will recognise it as a juvenile.
best wishes,
Bill Rudman

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