Nudibranch: Color Texture

Nudibranch: Color Texture

indahs: dive, travel & photography

Nudibranch is a very unique creature that you may find beneath the sea. Nudibranch, according to wikipedia, is a member of Nudibranchia, a group of soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks which shed their shell after their larval stage. One thing that made me excited to see nudibranch during the dive is their color texture on their body. Always love taking their pictures just because their striking color. The color texture of their bodies are varied from one species to another and most of them is strikingly beautiful.

There are more than 3,000 species of nudibranch. Currently Nudi Pixel, an online database for nudibranch identification, has listed  1,412 nudibranch species with their photos available online. According to Nudi Pixel database, the top three countries with most nudibranch species found are: Indonesia (665 species), the Philippines (543 species) and Australia (473 species). With size of between 20 to 600 mm, most of the time…

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