Bruna Maria Barbosa da Rosa - Blue Slug

Name: Bruna Maria Barbosa da Rosa

Redes sociales: @brunabarbosa.r

Country: Brazil 

Title: Blue Slug
Specie: Glaucus atlanticus – Blue sea slug

Description: Glaucus atlanticus is a cosmopolitan species of gastropod, that occurs in temperate and tropical waters. This mollusk prey on cnidarians and store their nematocysts at the tip of the cerata (cnidocists). In this illustration it is possible to see the ventral part of the animal, which is an strategy so it's predator won't see it in the pelagic zone

Category: Scientific illustration

Technique: Aquarela
Size: 148mm × 210mm
Year: 2020