Cabbage Nudibranch

Cabbage Nudibranch Cabbage Nudibranch
Cabbage (Patch) Nudibranch

Credit: Johan Folmeus

Cabbage Nudibranch

Credit: Johan Folmeus

Cabbage Nudibranch

Credit: Emmy Ahlen

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

Cabbage Nudibranch - Where Can You Find Them When Scuba diving?

Thailand

Data not yet available

Maldives

  • Ari Atoll
  • Addu Atoll
  • Male Atoll
  • Vaavu Atoll
  • Meemu Atoll
  • Rasdhoo Atoll
  • Thaa Atoll
  • Lhaviyani Atoll
  • Baa Atoll
  • Noonu Atoll
  • Raa Atoll

Indonesia

  • Komodo
  • Raja Ampat
  • Lombok
  • Bali
  • Lembeh
  • Ambon
  • Banda
  • Cenderawasih Bay
  • Misool
  • Forgotten Islands
  • Maumere

Myanmar/Burma

Data not yet available

Malaysia

Data not yet available

Egypt

  • The Brothers
  • Elphinstone
  • Thistlegorm Wreck
  • Daedalus
  • Ras Mohamed
  • Abu Nuhas
  • St. John's
  • Abu Galawa Soraya
  • Gubal
  • Zabargad Island
  • Rocky Island

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