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Hermissenda crassicornis; Hermissenda; (shown with Orange cup coral, balanophyllia elegans)   

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Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
(shown with Orange cup coral, balanophyllia elegans)
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0305 0459 (2005-03-16)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1985 and 1990
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Facelinidae
  • order Nudibranchia
  • class Gastropoda
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   These nudibranch carnivores feed principally on hydroids, anemones and corals and store their prey's nematocysts (stinging cells) in the dorsal processes , useful for defense. Length 35 mm, depth 10 m.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Hermissenda (ITIS ) Hermissenda (photographer)
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