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Brown jellyfish by Ed Bierman
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California Aglaja (Navanax inermis)

…a species of headshield slug (Cephalaspidea) which occurs in the eastern Pacific Ocean, ranging from the Bolinas Lagoon in California south to Jalisco in Mexico. N. inermis is voracious predator, feeding on a range of various other sea slugs and bubble snails, using chemoreceptors to track the trails of its prey.

Classification

Animalia-Mollusca-Gastropoda-Heterobranchia-Euthyneura-Euopisthobranchia-Cephalaspidea-Philinoidea-Aglajidae-Navanax-N. inermis

Images: Magnus Kjaergaard and Ed Bierman