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ImageThis is likely Hermissenda crassicornis due to the white line on the cerata, although it is faint in some cases. There may be hybridization between this slug and its congener H. opalescens, which lacks the white stripe on the cerata.


Horned Aeolid (Hermissenda crassicornis)

Location (General):

McAbee Beach

Site (Specific):

Prescott Avenue

Date taken:

June, 27 2008

Photo credit:

Steve Lonhart / NOAA MBNMS

View the Natural history for:
Hermissenda crassicornis
in SIMoN's Species Database.

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      Latitude: 36.61752893260538    Longitude: -121.89749908473459

File name: 1477342931-7822.jpg