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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):

Point Lobos

Site (Specific):

Whaler's Cove

Date taken:

May, 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: 36.521832098204264    Longitude: -121.93934154536691

File name: 1477342931-9565.jpg