Welcome to the mind-blowing world of sea slugs

On land, slugs get a bad reputation: They’re slimy, ugly and they lack an adorable shell like their snail counterparts. Under the sea, however, slugs come in a multitude of beautiful colors and shapes. Take the species of nudibranch known as Doriprismatica atromarginata, for instance:

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It has a beautiful frilly mantle which appears to wave as the creature moves. Or what about Chelidonura varians, a small black sea slug with beautiful electric blue lines:

Photo via Steve Childs / Flickr / Wikicommons
Photo via Steve Childs / Flickr / Wikicommons

Check out the video above for more amazing imagery and facts about sea slugs! And don’t forget to subscribe to Animalogic on YouTube.