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Orange-tipped Nudibranch Triopha catalinae


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Orange-tipped Nudibranch
credit: Minette Layne/CCSA

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Alternate name: Sea Clown Nudibranch

Category: Nudibranchs view all from this category

Description Triopha catalinae, commonly known as the sea clown Triopha, is a species of colorful sea slug, a nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae.

The species is named after Santa Catalina Island, California.

is species lives in the Eastern Pacific from Alaska to Mexico, and has also been found in Japan and South Korea.

Habitat Ocean or bay shallows, Tidepools, Algae.

Range Western Canada, California, Alaska, Northwest.