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These Amazing Sea Slugs Look Like Aliens From Another Planet

Most of these “slugs” are actually snails that have lost their shells and gained new characteristics through evolution. For example, sacoglossans are sometimes called “solar-powered sea slugs” because they use chloroplasts from the algae they eat in their own tissue.

Sea Sheep (Costasiella Kuroshimae)

Sea Sheep (Costasiella Kuroshimae)

Blue Angel (Glaucus Atlanticus)

Blue Angel (Glaucus Atlanticus)

Phyllodesmium Poindimiei

Phyllodesmium Poindimiei

Dirona Albolineata

Dirona Albolineata

Cadlinella Ornatissima

Cadlinella Ornatissima

Janolus Fuscus

Janolus Fuscus

Hypselodoris Kanga

Hypselodoris Kanga

Cyerce Nigricans

Cyerce Nigricans

Sea Bunny (Acanthodoris Pilosa)

Sea Bunny (Acanthodoris Pilosa)

Leaf Slug (Elysia Chlorotica)

Leaf Slug (Elysia Chlorotica)

Mediterranean Cow (Vaquita Suiza)

Mediterranean Cow (Vaquita Suiza)

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Willan’s Chromodoris

Willan's Chromodoris

Hermissenda Crassicornis

Hermissenda Crassicornis

Phyllidiella Pustulosa

Phyllidiella Pustulosa

Flabellina

Flabellina