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

Pikachu Nudibranch

Pikachu Nudibranch
Pikachu Nudibranch
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Pikachu Nudibranch Thecacera pacifica
Description

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. 

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Polyceridae (Polyceridae)
Genus: Thecacera (Thecacera)
Species: Thecacera pacifica
Size
Average Size: 2 centimetres

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