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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

The large Glaucidae Nudibranch Phyllodesmium longicirrum feeding on a large leather coral on a small reef wall on an island within the Banda Sea in Indonesia.
There specialized leather coral feeder can grow up to a foot in size, and are spectacular with their numerous and lengthy 'tentacles' or cirri.
These nudibranchs are also farmers - taking the zooxanthellae from the leather corals and incorporating it into their system where they reproduce by photosynthesis.

· Date: Sun December 19, 2010 · Reference ID: 504/220070928_112207240 · Views: 5056 ·
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