The World's Most Stunning Sea Slugs

Jill Harness

When you think of beautiful, majestic animals, sea slugs are probably not the first critter that comes to mind. But the nudibranch variety of sea slugs might just change your mind with their frilly body accentuations and brilliant hues.

These gorgeous creatures come in sizes big and small, ranging from 20 inches to half an inch in length. And while the 3,000 different species come in just about every possible color combination, the animals themselves cannot even see their own color schemes since they essentially can only see in black and white.

For a wonderful photo slideshow with fascinating facts about the nudibranchs, don't miss this great article on Environmental Graffiti.

[Images courtesy of Wikipedia users Parent Gery and Chad Ordelheide]