<Thanks to my friend Kelly that title suggestion. I love it!>
The Nudi Safari continued at SCUBA Seraya. Alit and I had so much fun diving together and finding new stuff. We had an underwater happy dance (it was more like a butt wiggle and regulator singing) and a very complicated fist bump thing. Here is a picture of the super underwater nudi shaka heroes:
29 - Hypselodoris nigrostriata
Check it out, this one is laying eggs!
30 - Hypselodoris sp.
In the book they call this one Beautiful Hyselodoris but it has not been named yet.
I caught these two in the act!
31 – Unknown aeolid
Alit found this on a hydroid. It is soooo photogenic but I have no idea what it is exactly.
32 – Phidiana indica
This looks like fireworks to me.
33 – Unknown chromodoris
This one was so small (that’s why the picture is a little fuzzy). It may be a juvenile of some sort.
34 - Chromodoris aureopurpurea
35 – Unknown aeolid
36 – Moridillia brockii
37 - Discodoris sp.
You have to look closely at this all white nudi to see its rhinophores and gills.
38 - Bornella stellifer
This one has whiskers up front.
39 - Unknown aeolid
This one is modeling for me. Nudibranch's Next Top Model.
40 - Glossidoris atromarginata
41 - Chromodoris reticulata
In Kona, this nudi was very rare and we called it a red spotted nudi.
As I was leaving SCUBA Seraya for a night in Bali, I noticed a little snail on the driveway. It’s almost like a nudibranch crawled out of the water to say goodbye to me.
Happy snails to you… until we meet again! I would like to come back in another five years.
OK, off to Malaku Divers in Ambon!
NUDI COUNT = 41