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Mimicry: Phyllaplysia lafonti, gastropod about 3 cm long. Its coloration varies according to its habitat. In this case it is found on the Stypopoduim zonale alga with which it mimics. Marine invertebrates of the Canary Islands.

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Image size: 3633x2425 pixels (12.1"x8.1" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2021-03-30

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Enumeration / Alone

Species / Relation between species / Camouflage

Shot / Close-up

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Macrophotography

Europe / European Union / Spain / Canary Islands archipelago / Tenerife

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

March (month)

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / Macaronesia

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Thallus

Individual / Nobody

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Inarticulata / Mollusca / Conchifera / Gastropoda / Heterobranchia / Opisthobranchia / Anaspidea / Aplysiidae / Phyllaplysia

Animal / Wild animal / Mollusk / Gastropod / Sea slug / Aplysia / Sea hare (Phyllaplysia lafonti)

Flora / Alga / Brown alga / Phaeophyta / Brown Algae (Stypopodium sp) / Leafy flat-blade alga (Stypopodium zonale)

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Ochrophyta / Phaeophyceae / Dictyotales / Dictyotaceae / Stypopodium

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