Marine Life That Can Be Seen When DIving

Black Phyllidiella

Black Phyllidiella
Black Phyllidiella at Richelieu Rock
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Black Phyllidiella
Black Phyllidiella in Thailand
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Black Phyllidiella Phyllidiella nigra
Description

Black Phyllidiella (Phyllidiella nigra) is a medium-size nudibranch from the Phyllidiidae family that occurs across the Indo-Pacific region in shallow tropical waters. Its base colour is almost black, with lighter coloured tubercles over its dorsum.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Phyllidiidae (Phyllidiidae)
Genus: Phyllidiella (Phyllidiella)
Species: Phyllidiella nigra
Size
Average Size: 5 centimetres

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