Hexabranchus sanguineus swim like a spanish dancer...

Philibert Bidgrain

Réunion, Etang salé, on the rocky coast, less 1 m, 25 September 2009, size : 40-50 mm

With continued irritation, animals raise the mantle edges and commence swimming. During swimming, the whole body is arched dorso-laterally and waves pass along the mantle in synchrony with the movements of the foot.

Sebadoris nubilosa can also swim...





Florence Trentin Réunion, Saint Leu


Philibert Bidgrain Réunion

, Etang salé on the rocky coast, 18 February 2010, size : 120 mm