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Melibe leonina  (Lion Nudibranch)

Photo of Melibe leonina by Les Leighton
© Les Leighton (Photo ID #6929)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Snug Cove, Bowen Island, BC Photographer Les Leighton
Habitat Salt Water, Rocks and Kelp
Photo Date September 09, 2006 Upload Date June 11, 2009
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 6929
Notes On strand of Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana ) in Snug Cove. They can swim in a bending and twisting motion. A honey-like scent is evident upon removal of nudibranch from the water.

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