Monday, 23 May 2016

Felimare (Hypselodoris) picta (Schultz in Philippi, 1836) - Cyprus

Felimare picta is a species of colorful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae

Felimare picta lives in rocky seabeds throughout the Mediterranean Sea (Greece), European waters (Spain, Portugal), the Eastern North Atlantic Ocean (Azores) and the Gulf of Mexico.

Type locality of Felimare picta is Palermo, Sicily

This nudibranch grows to about 20 cm (8 inches) long and feeds on various sponges.

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m. Maximum recorded depth is 55 m.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Underwater photos  21/05/2016 4m deep at Limassol City center by Kostas Aristeidou

Underwater photo  by Costas Constantinou

Felimare (Hypselodoris) picta with eggs,20mts deep,Protaras,29.04.2017

Felimare (Hypselodoris) picta mating25mts deep,Protaras,17.06.2017

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