Scientific name Hypselodoris cantabrica
|Similar Felimare, Eubranchus tricolor, Fiona pinnata, Eubranchus, Felimare villafranca|
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Felimare cantabrica is a species of colourful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.
This nudibranch is found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Biscay) and the Atlantic coasts of Spain and Portugal.
Felimare cantabrica has a light and dark blue body, flecked with yellow lines and spots. Its mantle edge is lined with yellow-light blue-yellow banding. The gills and rhinophores are purple.
This species can reach a total length of at least 40 mm and has been observed feeding on sponges from the genus Dysidea.