NUDIBRANCH  () , or sea slug, is a MOLLUSC without a shell, and comprises a subclass (Opisthobranchia) of the class Gastropoda, which includes the ABALONE, LIMPET and many other SNAILS. The popular name nudibranchs ("naked gills") refers to the plume-like and tuft-like gill projections of these creatures. There are more than 200 species of nudibranchs in BC waters, exhibiting a spectacular variety of shapes and colours. Nudibranchs prey...

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