Scientific name: Phyllidia ocellata
Size: From 1.6 to 2.8 inches
Color: Yellow orange, black and white
Distinguishing feature: Presents tubers in the center of black ocelli surrounded by white
Where did we see it: Raja Ampat, Mayotte, Maldives
It is a pretty colorful nudibranch and correct size so it's not difficult to find.
This nudibranch feeds mainly on sponges that allow it to secrete a toxin allowing it to defend itself.
Mammals have a horizontal tail.
Fishes have a vertical fin.
Parrotfish create a protective envelope around them when they are sleeping.
So, don't put the light on them during night dive to don't to wake them up and break this envelope.
The whale shark is the largest fish in the world!
Some whales are larger, but they are mammals, not fish!