Let's Get Nudi - why these 2 Nudibranchs are among my favorite
If you haven't seen my new sticker design - check it out. It features two of my favorite Nudibranchs, Nembrotha kubaryana and Chromodoris lochi. Read more to see why they are my favorite!
How do you pronounce Nudibranch?
How do you pronounce 'Nudibranch'? The question that even the wisest of sea slug enthusiasts struggle with! Most people seem to agree that the first part “nudi” is pronounced as “new-dee”. This has led to their popular nickname ‘nudi’, by which they are commonly referred to. The tricky part arises from...
What is a Nudibranch?
Nudibranch (NEW-dih-bronk) comes from their scientific name Nudibranchia, derived from the Latin word nudus meaning “naked” and the Greek word brankhia meaning “gill.” This refers to their exposed gills which are located in a beautiful plume on their behind or sprout out across the back of their body. Nudibranchs are divided into two groups, dorids...