Pikachu Nudibranch (Thecacera pacifica) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Pikachu Nudibranch

The Pikachu Nudibranch (Thecacera pacifica) got its name from the Japanese Pokémon cartoon character which it resembles. This is a small species of nudibranch and not easy to spot. Therefore, sightings are special. 

Pikachu Nudibranch
Pikachu Nudibranch
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Pikachu Nudibranch Thecacera pacifica
Scientific Rank
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Polyceridae (Polyceridae)
Genus: Thecacera (Thecacera)
Species: Thecacera pacifica
Average Size: 2 centimetres

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