|This nudibranch has a tough dorsal layer, unlike the majority of nudibranchs.
Taken with a Nikonos
1:1 lens setup with Nikonos
strobe (SB-103 or
Warty knots are characteristic of the Phyllidia genus of nudibranchs. This one closely resembles, but is not identical to, Phyllidia varicosa. Special thanks to Dr. David J. Brunckhorst, Univ. of New England, Australia for assistance in identification of this species.
Identification: Phyllidia coelestis
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