Tag: Nudibranch

Amherst College Science Center

Feeling Sluggish? Sea Slugs Might Have You Beat

Against a tan-colored floor that looks soft and coated in sand and other aquatic debris, a sea slug rests. It has two antennae-like structures. It's abdomen is like a squishy, oblong, yellow, and purple pinecone.

Cover image: Berghia stephanieae. Point of Fort Jeudy, Grenada. 14 feet deep, 24 August 1986. Photo by Hans Bertsch. Reprinted with permission from The Slug Site. Article by Nora Lowe This year’s finals had me feeling especially sluggish, so when I heard that there would be a Biology Seminar on sea slug brains, I thought,…