Beneath the Waves in California - ecophotog

© Joseph Dougherty. All rights reserved. Triopha maculata Spotted Triopha nudibranch A tiny Spotted Triopha nudibranch (Triopha maculata) crawls along the arm of a giant spined seastar (Pisaster giganteus). Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary; Santa Barbara County, CA.

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