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Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina They look like little ghosts against a reef background!<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91685/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html" title="Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2298/91685_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1596672010&Signature=0ihRo2jpquBi9mPDFrQxicPl4sc%3D" width="200" height="168" alt="Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina Isla de Benidorm, Alicante.<br />
These nudis are very abundant in this island!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91686/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91687/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html Cratena Slug,Cratena peregrina,Geotagged,Spain,Summer" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91687/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html" title="Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2298/91687_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1596672010&Signature=HS2D1Kom19eUt9SB%2B1j0vxR7%2B5Q%3D" width="200" height="158" alt="Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina This pic does not have the greatest illumination but I like how all the branchs are up in the current!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91686/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91685/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html Cratena Slug,Cratena peregrina,Geotagged,Spain,Summer" /></a></figure> Cratena Slug,Cratena peregrina,Geotagged,Spain,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Pilgrim hervia - Cratena peregrina

They look like little ghosts against a reef background!

Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina Isla de Benidorm, Alicante.<br />
These nudis are very abundant in this island!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91686/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91687/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html Cratena Slug,Cratena peregrina,Geotagged,Spain,Summer

Pilgrim hervia  - Cratena peregrina This pic does not have the greatest illumination but I like how all the branchs are up in the current!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91686/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/91685/pilgrim_hervia_-_cratena_peregrina.html Cratena Slug,Cratena peregrina,Geotagged,Spain,Summer

    comments (8)

  1. My goodness, beautiful beyond words! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks! yes, they are and I am happy to see them in my original hometwon area since the Mediterranean has been very abused and has not so many species as it should. Posted 3 months ago
      1. True - I was shocked when I saw that this one was in the Mediterranean! Maybe there is hope. Posted 3 months ago
        1. There are several other nudi species in the Mediterranean but not as abundant as in other areas of the world, indeed. Posted 3 months ago
  2. Insanely beautiful and captured extremely well! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks!! Posted 3 months ago
  3. What a beautiful slug and photo Marta, well done.
    Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 3 months ago

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''Cratena peregrina'', commonly called the "pilgrim hervia", is a species of sea slug, an aeolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Facelinidae.

Similar species: Sea Slugs
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Mar 29, 2020. Captured Aug 24, 2019 12:55 in Calle La Punta, 03501 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm