Spanish Shawl Nudibranch
(Flabellina iodinea)

General information
Copyright Julianne E. Steers

Phylum: Mollusca
Size: Up to 7cm
Range: British Columbia to Baja California 
Diet: Feeds Exclusively on the hydroid (Eudendrium ramosum)
Notes: The fringe-like appendages on their back are gills which extract oxygen from the seawater. These nudibranchs are hermaphrodites.