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Nembrotha purpureolineata


Posted by ChrisRoss on Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:20 pm

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Nembrotha purpureolineata

This Nembrotha purpureolineata nudibranch is chowing down on it's prey, the yellow lined ascidian, a type of sea squirt that is quite commonly seen around Sydney.  It has everted its oral tube into the cavity of the sea squirt to get at the best bits.  There were three of these in a small area on the dive at site called the steps at the entrance to Sydney's Botany Bay.

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by Tom Whelan on Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:59 pm
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The colors are gorgeous, beautiful details.
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by Matthew Pugh on Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:28 am
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Hi

A smashing close up of this vibrant chap - great job of capturing such a wonderful shot

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by Paul Rossi on Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:42 pm
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Incredibly cool image; even more so given your description, which sounds ugly but is contrasted by the undeniable beauty of this frame.


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by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:34 am
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What a colorful critter! Love the way you framed it, and the description. You really give us insight into this mysterious world with you beautiful captures.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:07 pm
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Nudies rule! A beauty, Chris.

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