Aplysia punctata

Aplysia punctata (Cuvier, 1803)

19 June, 2014.
Garbh Reisa, the Dorus Mor on the west coast.
75 mm animal at 20 m on the sloping rocky bottom. How it copes with the 8 knot tidal current is a mystery. Water temperature 11°C.
Sony NEX-5 in Nauticam housing, Zeiss 50 mm macro lens and 2 x Inon D-2000 flashes.

for more information about this species go to one of the links below
OPK - Opistobranquis

Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland sea slug forum