The Toothpaste Nudibranch

One of the most common nudibranch that you can see in Puerto Galera is the Willan's Chromodoris.

The Willan's Chromodoris is also known as the Toothpaste Nudibranch because it resembles a striped toothpaste. This creature can be seen either alone or in pairs on coral reefs staying on rubbles and sandy areas. They can grow up to three (3) centimeters and they can be found in depths from two (2) to thirty (30) meters. This beautiful creature are usually brilliantly coloured which also acts as a deterrent against predators.

Ino Garcia Pausanos
Scuba Diving Instructor

Sunday, September 9, 2012 8:44:00 PM
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