Swallowtail Aglaja (Chelidonura hirundinina) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Swallowtail Aglaja

Swallowtail Aglaja
Swallowtail Aglaja
Credit: Emmy Ahlen
Swallowtail Aglaja Chelidonura hirundinina
Description

The Swallowtail Aglaja (Chelidonura hirundinina) is not a nudibranch. It's a Headshield Slug found in the Indo-West-Pacific & Caribbean regions. It's colourful, making it popular with scuba-diving photographers. 

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Cephalaspidea (Slugs (Headshield) & Bubble Snails)
Family: Aglajidae (Aglajidae)
Genus: Chelidonura (Chelidonura)
Species: Chelidonura hirundinina
Size
Average Size: 3 centimetres

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