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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=1645660810&Signature=FIhvGthrSSViAzIRFS3CK5AUWow%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=1645660810&Signature=CL%2B%2FeR3ofOIquJjZMHa0HRCKcDs%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 one year 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 one year ago
      1. True - I was shocked when I saw that this one was in the Mediterranean! Maybe there is hope. Posted one year ago
        1. There are several other nudi species in the Mediterranean but not as abundant as in other areas of the world, indeed. Posted one year ago
  2. Insanely beautiful and captured extremely well! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks!! Posted one year ago
  3. What a beautiful slug and photo Marta, well done.
    Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! Posted one year 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