2008 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

David Liittschwager

National Geographic

01 January, 2006

Marine microfauna from the ocean off Hawaii come under closer focus. A 'Glaucus' nudibranch (sea slug) is no bigger than a US quarter coin. It preys on toxic Portuguese-men-of-war, appropriating their stinging cells for its own defense.

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David Liittschwager

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