Spanish Dancer


Hexabranchus sanguineus: The Real Spanish Dancer

Swimming Spanish Dancer Flamenco Dancer - Image courtesy of Flavio 



Welcome! This webpage is designed to enhance your knowledge about an aquatic sea slug organism called the nudibranch. More specifically, this website focuses on the Hexabranchus sanguineus, more commonly known as the Spanish dancer. As you can see here, the Spanish dancer gets its name from Flamenco dancers. Their dancing resembles the nudibranch's swimming movement. Here you will gain knowlegde of this organism by learning about its habitat, form and function, reproduction, nutrition, and interactions with other species. While exploring the different aspects of this organism's life, you can also view photographs of this beautiful creature along with other nudibranch species in our gallery.


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