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Old 08/26/2019, 08:14 PM   #1
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What is this creature?

Can anyone tell me what this is? I took it while snorkeling down in Mexico.

P7280527 by LifeThrough_TheLense, on Flickr


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Old 08/27/2019, 05:14 PM   #2
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Looks like a live cowry


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Old 08/28/2019, 07:59 AM   #3
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Looks like a live cowry
The body was really soft and it poppies out its back...it was the weirdest thing.


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Old 08/28/2019, 12:31 PM   #4
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Some sort of sea slug, perhaps?...


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Old 08/30/2019, 09:43 PM   #5
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Sea cucumber?


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Old 09/06/2019, 05:06 PM   #6
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Bursatella leachii


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Old 09/10/2019, 04:52 PM   #7
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Gulf of Mexico variety:

https://www.jaxshells.org/alea.htm

Indo-Pacific variety at Lembeh Strait:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bursatella_leachii


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Old 09/10/2019, 08:03 PM   #8
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Gulf of Mexico variety:

https://www.jaxshells.org/alea.htm

Indo-Pacific variety at Lembeh Strait:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bursatella_leachii
Definitely Gulf of Mexico Variety is exactly what they looked like. There were tons of them! Thanks.


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