I’ve been meaning to start having some manga reviews on Sea Slugs, but I thought I’d add a little twist to the formula. In this post I’ll announce what manga I’m going to read, and then I’ll have the actual review in a week or two. That way other people who want to read the [...]
After almost four decades of absence from local waters, a special sea slug appears to be making a comeback, and marine scientists are eagerly anticipating its return.
(Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– After almost four decades of absence from local waters, a special sea slug appears to be making a comeback, and marine scientists at UC Santa Barbara are eagerly anticipating its return. read more
An international expedition in Papua New Guinea has found a new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods, a shrimp-like animal.
Jack and Tom are joined by special guest Claire Shepard to Valentine's it up with disposable sea slug penises, anti-fluoridation attitudes in Cairns, and cyborg rats. Claire gives us a dentistry-themed Jargonauts with "plaque", and we...Show More Summary
Sea slugs are weird. But their sexual habits are even weirder. Take Chromodoris reticulata for example. It's a "simultaneous hermaphrodite," meaning it has both male and female sexual organs which it uses at the same time when mating (making it the envy of the animal kingdom). Show More Summary
A penis would rank pretty high on any list of body parts you'd want to be able to grow back if lost. The more replacement penises the better. And for the first time, Japanese biologists have found an animal that can do just that. Mo...
Add this to the huge list of strangest animal mating habits we've posted on Neatorama a while back: the hermaphrodite Chromodoris reticulata sea slug has a disposable penis that snaps off every time it finishes mating. (But don't fret, Neatoramanauts, it has got spare penises) Like almost all nudibranchs, C.reticulata is a hermaphrodite. Show More Summary
"A sea slug that is able to detach, re-grow and then re-use its penis has surprised scientists." [BBC]
Relax: none of those things on top are dongs (I think). This is the Chromodoris reticulata species of sea slug. While it's generally accepted that all sea slugs have unusual sex practices, this species is particularly interesting to scientists because it can shed, regrow, and reuse its penis. Show More Summary
THE BBC has a very interesting report on a sea slug found in the Pacific Ocean.. A sea slug that is able to detach, re-grow and then re-use its penis has surprised scientists. … They believe this is the first creature known that can repeatedly copulate with what they describe as a “disposable penis”. – [...]
Red and white sea slugs that roam the warm waters of Southeast Asia just may be the envy of the animal world given their ability to discard and re-grow a penis again and again. The Chromodoris reticulata is a hermaphroditic slug that, once mating is complete, can cast off its penis into the water. And [...]
The Chromodoris reticulata has a peculiar way of mating: After the deed is done, the sea slug sheds its penis... and then grows a new one within 24 hours and does the whole thing again. "I haven't seen anything like this before," says one expert. A team of Japanese researchers...
The sea slug chromodoris reticulata might not have a catchy name, but it can do a neat trick never before seen in the animal world. After mating, the hermaphroditic sea slug, which has both male and female sex organs, loses its penis. Don't fret for it though, as the slug can regrow a new one within 24 hours.
After this sea slugs has sex, its penis drops off. Fortunately, it has a spare
If you’ve ever wanted to write for Sea Slugs, now’s your chance! I’m planning to add 2 writers to the staff and if you’re interested, please read on (applications must be received by February 20). These opportunities don’t come by often, and what do you have to lose? How to Apply Deadline: February 20, 2013 Application: Contact [...]
This little bloke is a Blue Dragon Sea Slug. Cute though it seems, it's a hermaphrodite, swims upside down and eats Portuguese Man O' Wars. Not unlike some Australians I've known. They live in temperate/tropic waters and turn up on the East Coast sometimes. Hope everyone over there made it through Sandy OK and the cleanup is manageable.
(Phys.org)—A small, translucent sea slug called Clione antarctica swims through the cold waters near the polar regions by flapping its wings. At the same time, tiny cilia that circle the sea slug's body in three bands may flap passively and assist in movement. Show More Summary
Character Building This was definitely a transition episode meant to set things up for what I’m presuming will be a big reveal for the next episode, but regardless I found this episode useful for taking some time to establish the characters a bit more. Saki, for example, has been shown to be quite the determined [...]
Written by: otou-san at Sea Slugs! Anime Blog Summary In the future, though Android is long outdated, the Samsung Galaxy Note is still the hybrid smartphone/tablet of choice. Due to their generous size, high school students issued these...Show More Summary