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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0805

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Hermissenda, Hermissenda crassicornis, also known as the Opalescent Sea Slug, is found in a variety of habitats including mud flats, rocky shores and wharf pilings. Its body is up to 80 mm long. Its dorsal surface has a single orange stripe and bright "electric blue lines, but otherwise is variable in color. Kodiak to Baja California.

Image ID: nerr0805, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: North Puget Sound, Anacortes, Washington

Category: Estuaries/Fauna/Marine/

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