Nudibranche. Alor, Indonésie. Juillet 2012.

Bouquet of nudibranchs


  Indonesia: Alor + Raja Ampat - July 2012

Dear English-speaking readers, this page is an automatic Google translation from a post originally written in French. My apologies for the weird sentences and the funny mistakes that could have been generated during the process. If you can read French, the original and correct version can be found here:

Sea slugs, called "nudibranchs", abound in Indonesia, and especially in Alor. Small gallery-photos.

Under water, slugs ... photogenic

Nudibranche. Alor, Indonésie. Juillet 2012.Hey, hey ... This blog is full of nudibranchs! If, like me, you adore these critters, I invite you to click on the link below ...

→ All my posts with nudibranchs


When I started taking pictures underwater, these pretty little sea slugs (much sexier than our gray and sluggish slugs) became my favorite subject.

Their incredible palette of colors and patterns, their delicate toupee of serrated gills are a treat for macro lovers. But you must have the eye, to locate them, on the wall of a reef or between two tufts of coral ...

Some nudibranchs are tiny, smaller than the fingernail. Others are "giants" who can reach 10 to 15 centimeters. On average, they are about the same size as the land slugs. But they are so much more photogenic! ! !


The nudibranchs of Alor

I enjoyed it again during my stay in Alor last July. Indonesia is truly a fabulous playground for sub photographers! ! !

Here is a new bouquet of nudibranchs, just for the pleasure of the eyes, encountered during my dives in Alor. Click on the thumbnails to discover them ...

  Indonesia: Alor + Raja Ampat - July 2012