Pajamon Mongkolklee - Sea angel

Name and surname: Pajamon Mongkolklee

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Country: Thailand 

Title: Sea angel - Clade Gymnosomata

Description: Sea angel
A bioluminescent creature that lives in the midwater zone, from the surface to 2,000 feet deep. It often lives in a cold temperature area and is found worldwide. Sea angel is a type of swimming snail which does not have shells. It uses a sculling motion to swim around and is also a fast swimmer. Sea Angel often travels in a large group. It was classified into six different families. Sea angels were previously referred to as a type of pteropod,
But in truth, They are pelagic opisthobranchs in the clade Gymnosomata within the larger mollusc clade Heterobranchia. Sea angels consume swimming snails. When they approach their prey, it pushes out finger-like tentacles from its head to grab the prey like in the picture.

Category: Nature illustration

Technique: Digital Art
Artificial intelligence: No 
Size: 2480 x 3508px
Year: 2023