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Navanax inermis (Cooper, 1863)
Navanax, Striped Sea Hare
Navanax "sniffing" a Gem Murex, Maxwellia gemma. This is not a typical prey item for Navanax, as the heavy shell of the Murex is more than even the hardy and voracious Navanax can handle.
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From Channel Islands National Park and Marine Sanctuary