11. The Blue Dragon: This is the Glaucus Atlanticus, a crazy species of blue sea slug. The Blue Dragon is able to float on the water's surface because of a gas-filled sac in its stomach. This species can be found in the warm ocean waters, so be careful not to step on these beauties.
Glaucus atlanticus Glaucus atlanticus is a species of small, blue sea slug, a pelagic aeolid nudibranch, a shell-less gastropod mollusk in the family Glaucidae. Wikipedia Scientific name: Glaucus atlanticus Higher classification: Glaucus Rank: Species
Blue Dragon Nudibranch - Glaucus atlanticus - This is a species of small-sized blue sea slug, a pelagic aeolid nudibranch. It occurs throughout the world's oceans, in temperate and tropical waters. Regions of distribution of the East and South Coast of South Africa, European waters, the east coast of Australia and Mozambique. This species floats upside down on the surface tension of the ocean
Absurd Creature of the Week: This Crazy-Looking Sea Slug Has an Ingenious Secret Weapon | The blue dragon nudibranch eats the stinging cells of the Portuguese man o' war, then incorporates them into its own skin. That, as biologists say, is pretty baller. Sylke Rohrlach/Flickr | WIRED.com