Costasiella kuroshimae, known commonly as Leaf Sheep, is an ocean-dwelling grazer, though unrelated to its namesake. The Leaf Sheep is a species of sea slug that munches on algae instead of grass. Reaching a length of 5 mm, the tiny aquatic slug has the
Opalescent nudibranchs may not look dangerous but they can be if you’re a sea slug. When two of them meet head-to-head, they’re likely to lunge into a biting battle. If one meets the tail of another and gets the first bite, it usually wins the battle and consumes the loser. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1M7VesE
It’s unclear how they fund it, but the sea slug community appears to be employing some serious PR power lately. It’s hard getting word out that you’re incredibly beautiful and/or outrageously cute when you’re tiny and live on the ocean floor. Show More Summary
First sea bunnies, now sea sheep? >> http://t.co/LYGFFMYJOqpic.twitter.com/2F6n34RuIv — AnimalPlanet (@AnimalPlanet) July 22, 2015 This is Costasiella kuroshimae -- the Leaf Sheep. It's appropriately named because it looks like a sheep with green wool. Show More Summary
These are a bunch of shots of Leaf Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae), a species of sea slug that looks like a cartoon sheep and is capable of photosynthesizing algae inside its little penis shaped dingle thingies (I'm a biologist). What's...Show More Summary
Meet the cutest sea slug ever?
Even though they’re awesome creatures, the name ‘sea slug’ probably doesn’t automatically summon thoughts of cuteness, but the Department of Impossible Cuteness is here to prove that one of the cutest animals under the sea is, in fact, a sea slug. Show More Summary
Jorunna parva is a species of sea slug whose fluffy appearance and well-placed ear-like appendages make the creatures bear a striking resemblance to bunny rabbits. However, the cute little critters don’t hop, but rather slide around across whatever surface they find themselves on. photo via RocketNews24 via RocketNews24
Jorunna parva is a species of sea slug whose fluffy appearance and well-placed appendages make the creatures bear a striking resemblance to bunny rabbits. However, the cute little critters don’t hop, but rather slide around across whatever surface they find themselves on. photo via RocketNews24 via RocketNews24
The Jorunna parva’s bunny-ear-like appendages are actually rhinophores, a chemosensory organ that allows the slug to detect distance, scents, and currents in the water. The appropriately dubbed ‘sea bunny’ can be found in waters from India to Each
I was on Facebook yesterday—not to brag, but I use Facebook book pretty much every day—and after browsing friends' posts about everything from sea bunny slugs (OMG!) to rum-centric plans for POG juice, I spotted the following from my friend Chelsea:Surely it is, Chelsea, I thought. Even... Continue reading
A sea hare out of water (Photo: Michael L. Baird/Wikimedia) Earlier this week, a beach-goer in the East Bay came across something odd. It was large, brown, and gooey-looking, and she thought it might be a human liver. A park ranger showed up to investigate. Show More Summary
Get ready — everyone's new favorite animal is a slug Jorunna parva is a genus of sea slug that bears a remarkable resemblance to furry little bunnies (or Pokémon). Japanese Twitter users are totally freaking out over creature's adorableness,...Show More Summary
Leave it to the Japanese to rediscover one of the cutest underwater creatures of all time and make it internet famous. Meet the Jorunna parva, a sea slug that looks just like a […]
Meet Jorunna parva, a species of sea slug that resemble fuzzy little bunnies. The slug bunnies are found in the Indian Ocean from the Philippines to Japan, where they have developed a cult following, because Japan is Japan. I just got...Show More Summary
I’ll admit, that IS what they look like. Or maybe…a cream puff with ears. With little chocolate sprinkles. Nope- that there be a SEA SLUG (“Jorunna parva.”) Big J, all the way. (Sent in by Andrew Y. and ETMCB as seen on RN24 and Bored Panda.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: The Big J, WHAT! IS! THAT?
Jorunna are colorful sea slugs with what appear to be a puffy tail and rabbit ears (actually rhinophores). They have many variations in color and markings. Read the rest
(Photo: unknown) Rocket News 24 reports that Japanese twitter users are going bonkers over the Jorunna parva, a member of the nudibranch family. They come in different colors, but they all look like fat little rabbits! (Photo: unknown)...Show More Summary
Beep beep, very cute sea slugs coming through.
Think land-dwelling creatures hold the monopoly on cute? Think again. Case in point: Jorunna parva, the fluffy bunny of the sea. ??????? ?????????????????????????? ???? pic.twitter.com/XrOPvTt4et — ???? (@raumidori115) July 13, 2015Show More Summary