Welcome back! A bit of a cheat this week…
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Exotic Whelk? Tropical Whelk?
Welcome back! I think I can get this to order Nudibranch.
Polycarpa aurata! Or, did you mean the mollusc? I actually thought it was Hypselodoris until I stumbled across the original image I’ll leave it for others since I cheated.
Yes, correct Neil, there are two animals here.
The beautiful purple thing is a sea squirt, Polycarpa aurata. But sitting on top of it is a nudibranch, Polycarpa aurata, laying its eggs (the spiral orange squiggle).
The photo is from Wikipedia:
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