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Pleurobranchus weberi This is a large Pleurobranch, purplish brown with white double rings on the mantle. Mantle with small rounded tubercles. The unique sand patterns were created by burying in the sand, which they do during day time. Geotagged,Philippines,Pleurobranchus,Pleurobranchus weberi,Spring,cebu,malapascua Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Pleurobranchus weberi

This is a large Pleurobranch, purplish brown with white double rings on the mantle. Mantle with small rounded tubercles. The unique sand patterns were created by burying in the sand, which they do during day time.

    comments (4)

  1. This looks like snowflake obsidian! :O Posted 4 months ago
    1. Interesting imagination :D Posted 4 months ago
    2. It totally does! I was thinking a black turtle with crop circles on it ;P Posted 4 months ago
      1. Not surprised, my friend on the dive also thought it was a shell of a turtle! lol Posted 4 months ago

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Large purplish brown pleurobranch with white double rings on the mantle.

Similar species: Pleurobranchomorpha
Species identified by Martin Lagerwey
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Aug 7, 2016. Captured Apr 7, 2016 14:30 in Unnamed Road, Daanbantayan, Cebu, Philippines.
  • DSC-RX100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 10.4mm