Marine Life That Can Be Seen When DIving

Swollen Phyllidia

Swollen Phyllidia
Swollen Phyllidia
Credit: Sven Peeters
Swollen Phyllidia
Swollen Phyllidia
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Swollen Phyllidia
Three Swollen Phyllidia at Richelieu Rock
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Swollen Phyllidia
Two Swollen Phyllidia in Thailand
Credit: Alexander Kiermayer
Swollen Phyllidia Phyllidia varicosa
Description

Phyllidia varicosa is a common nnudibranch in South-East Asia, the Red Sea and Western Pacific. It's commonly known as the Swollen Phyllidia or Nobbled Phyllidia. It is larger than many other similar species.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Mollusca (Mollusks / Molluscs)
Class:
Gastropoda
Order: Nudibranchia (Nudibranchs)
Family: Phyllidiidae (Phyllidiidae)
Genus: Phyllidia (Phyllidia)
Species: Phyllidia varicosa
Size
Average Size: 10 centimetres

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