Cabbage Nudibranch (Nembrotha cristata) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Cabbage Nudibranch

Cabbage Nudibranch
Cabbage (Patch) Nudibranch
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Cabbage (Patch) Nudibranch
Cabbage Nudibranch
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Cabbage Nudibranch
Cabbage Nudibranch
Credit: Emmy Ahlen
Cabbage Nudibranch
Cabbage Nudibranch
Credit: Emmy Ahlen
Cabbage Nudibranch Nembrotha cristata
Description

Nembrotha cristata is a medium-size shallow-water nudibranch that is found across the western Indo-Pacific region. It is also known by common names such as Cabbage (Patch) Sea Slug/Snail, Crested Nembrotha, Cristate Neon Slug, & Polycerid Nudibranch.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Polyceridae (Polyceridae)
Genus: Nembrotha (Nembrotha)
Species: Nembrotha cristata
Size
Average Size: 6 centimetres

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