Cabrillo Field Notes

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Cabrillo National Monument protects a unique and diverse landscape thriving with life. Follow our science teams into the field and discover the stories of our park’s natural resources and beyond.

Dancing with the Spanish Shawl

January 30, 2018 Posted by: Andrew Rosales

Among the shifting tides of Cabrillo National Monument’s intertidal bench lives a colorful little sea slug, the Spanish Shawl (Flabellinopsis iodinea). This is a species of aeolid nudibranch that is so striking to behold, it will stop you in your tracks!


Last updated: November 4, 2016

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