Sea Swallow

Glaucus atlanticus

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Glaucus atlanticus (commonly known as the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug) is a species of small-sized blue sea slug, a pelagic aeolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Glaucidae. It is closely related to Glaucilla marginata, which is sometimes included in Glaucus.

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