Amazing mimicry: Pseudoceros imitatus

Pseudoceros imitatus (Mimic Flatworm), one of my favourite flatworms, mimic Phyllidiella pustulosa (Pimpled Phyllidiella), very common toxic nudibranch. Phyllidiella can emit very toxic substances on the skin, extracting them from the sponges it feeds on. Our flatworm unfairly enjoys poisonous fame, avoided by predators!

Pseudoceros imitatus (Flatworm!)

Can you tell flatworm from nudibranch on this photo?

Do you see the difference?

Reef ID Books releases Coral Triangle Nudibranch guide

April, 14 the new book from Critter Academy series, Nudibranch of the Coral Triangle has been released on several platforms

– Amazon (paperback and eBook

– iTunes bookstore (eBook)

– Kobo (eBook)

– PayHip (PDF version)

This book is a field guide, an assistant for the identification of nudibranchs species in the region. The book presents 1000+ species nudibranchs that can be found and photographed in depths and regions accessible to recreational diving

 

Enjoy your reading!

Reef ID Books releases Reef Fishes of the Coral Triangle guide

Reef ID books have released their guide to the Reef Fishes of the Coral Triangle.

The book catalogs over 1400 species of fish that occur in this biodiverse region. Each species has been photographically described, and some also have images depicting color variations, age, and differences in gender.

Reef Fishes of the Coral Triangle is available to buy or download now, from Amazon or iTunes.

Indonesia Coral Reef guide released

The author of the book, Andrey Ryanskiy, is an observing naturalist and expert UW photographer. For 15 years, he has traveled the world with his camera, never hit the water without it and has logged several thousand dives. Underwater photography for him is an instrument to promote the education and the care of the oceans and its inhabitants. Coral Reefs Indonesia is his fourth book about marine life. Instead of celebrating new release Andrey is diving now in the New Caledonia, invited by the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, to take part in the major marine biology expedition. Continue reading