25 Most Colorful Sea Slugs on Earth



Image: Colorful Nudibranch image from Bigstock

The word ‘slug’ tends to conjure images of gross cabbage-eating creatures that leave slime trails in their wake; ugly drab-colored garden pests that wouldn’t be entered into even the lowliest of beauty contests. In the ocean, however, slugs can be quite the opposite…


Image: Pyjama Nudibranch image from Bigstock

Regaled in a breathtaking mix of bold and vibrant colors, and appearing in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, the sea slugs known as nudibranchs at once fascinate and delight. We’ve previously featured the amazing glaucus atlanticus here on Environmental Graffiti; now it’s time for some other amazing sea slugs to show us what we’ve got.

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