Photo of the Week: Nearby Nudibranch


An orange-and-green nudibranch explores the sea bottom beneath Scripps Pier in La Jolla in this photo taken by Christopher Leber during a training dive on March 21. The soft-bodied molluscs roam the substrate in search of prey.

Leber is a third-year graduate student studying chemical ecology and marine natural products in the Gerwick Lab. See more of his underwater photography on his Instagram account.

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