Aeolid #nudibranchs sequester stinging cells in their cerata to use as artillery against attack. These stinging cells called nematocysts look like microscopic harpoons. When attacked the aeolids point the tips of the cerata at the predator and fire the harpoons. #MarchOfTheNudis #diving #Lembeh #Underwaterphotography — at Lembeh Resort.
*Like the previous photo these aeolid sequester stinging cells in their cerata to use as artillery against attack. These stinging cells.
#FunFact - Nudibranch can release chemicals into its slime trail to warn other slugs or follow a slime scent to find a mate. Hypselodoris apolegma - Photo by Michael Gulson #diving # nudibranch #underwaterphotography #MarchOfTheNudis — at Lembeh Resort.