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Polycera atra
Polycera atra
Black Dorids
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0070 (2005-05-02)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

 
INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1986
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Polyceridae
  • order Nudibranchia
  • class Gastropoda
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   This intimate scene shows the two hermaphrodites concluding mutual copulation. The species feeds on bryozoans, shown here with Membranipora.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   Orange-spike Polycera (ITIS ) Black Dorids (photographer)
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