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Headshield Slugs; Cephalaspidea

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These opisthobranchs spend more time under the sand than above, so are not often spotted when scuba diving. Note the common “headshield” front, used for cruising below the substrate. Philinopsis lineolata Identifiable by the distinctive horizontal body stripes. 19 Photos Philinopsis pilsbryi The headshield slug most often spotted when diving here. We have often seen them in large groups and even seen one swimming ! 24 Photos Philinopsis reticulata We first thought that this was Philinopsis lineolata until checking the photos after the dive... 8 Photos Philinopsis...

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