Red Gilled Aeolid
(Flabellina fusca)

image of a Red Gilled Aeolid

Image ID: 35-01

Other shots:  image of a Red Gilled Aeolid
Comments : The Alki Beach area is frequented often by Red Gilled Aeolids. They range in size from about 1 inch to 3 inches in length. This specimen, which has wrapped itself around some eel grass, is exceptionally large.
Common name : Red Gilled Aeolid
Scientific Name : Flabellina fusca
Location Found : Alki Beach, Central Puget Sound
Actual Size : 4 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->2 macro
Natural History :