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An Odd Little Blue Sea Slug.



This Glaucus Atlanticus (also known as a Blue Sea Slug) was photographed in a rock pool in New South Wales, Australia. They measure less than 2 inches long, float on their backs (this photo shows the slug's belly), and feed on small sea creatures and the deadly Portuguese Man o' War. Link [Flickr]

Whoever speaketh of Cthulhu shall remember that he but seemeth dead, he sleeps, and yet he does not sleep, he has died and yet he is not dead, asleep and dead though he is, he shall rise again.
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@Brutal

Are you another brother of the Order?

Phnglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn! O_o

(I can't believe I have that memorised...)
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If you want to die a horrifying death... catch one of these... This little guy, which grows to be about 6 cm, makes his venom by eating Portuguese Man O' War jellyfish which are by themselves already very dangerous. They extract the venom made by these jellyfish and enhance it to an even worse and more dangerous venom... Now that is what I call recycling ;P
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The blue sea slug attaches itself to jellyfish and Hydrazoas like the Portuguese man of war. It feeds on its stinging tentacles and is immune to their sting. The smaller stinging cells get digested whilst the stronger stinging cells get transfered to the Nudibranch's extremities. Using the jellyfish or hydrozoa's stinging cells for its own defense.
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I am doing a science project on the blue sea slug it is pretty amazing.it has a gas like bubble that keeps it floating on the top of the water.It should be more discripted because you cant find much on it by itself
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