The branch of the week is Phyllidia exquisita. It was
named in 1993 by David Brunckhorst . It is known from
Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Marshall
Islands, Norfolk Island and Thailand. Some of the
distinguishing features are the powdery blue color and the
yellow line around the front edge of the mantle.
The above information courtesy of:
Dr. Terry Gosliner
California Academy of Sciences
Send Terry mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
For those of you interested in the photographic background information of the images, the following may be of interest!
Camera System: Tussey T-300 underwater housing with FM-2/Nikon 60mm lens.
Strobe: Ikelite Ai
Film: Fuji Velvia
Site: Madang, Papua New Guinea
Photo Editing: PhotoStyler 2.0 on 486 DX-2 33 mhz/ 64 megs RAM
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