Image of the Day: Sniffing Slug

The horn-like rhinophores on this spotted sea slug (Phyllidiopsis papilligera) are chemoreceptors that allow it to "smell" dissolved chemicals in the water and locate food sources.

By | February 4, 2013

Wikimedia, Nick Hobgood

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