Saturday, 17 December 2016

Hypselodoris infucata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831) - Cyprus

Lessepsian migrant

Hypselodoris infucata is a species of colorful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

This species eats sponges.

This nudibranch is found in the tropical Indo-West Pacific.[2] The species now also occurs in the Mediterranean, having invaded as a Lessepsian migrant through the Suez Canal.

Photos  3mts deep,17.12.2016,Xylophagou,, by Costas Constantinou

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