Picture details
Genus Pseudoceros
Species bimarginatus
Authority Meixner, 1907
Family Pseudocerotidae
Order Polycladida
Location Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea
PHOTO © Copyright Gordon T. Smith, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)

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Comments As observed by the photographer P. bimarginatus is fairly common in shallow lagoons of the Red Sea. According to Newman & Cannon (1995) it is often found out during the day in shallow reef water. Its vibrant orange and yellow and contrasting black marginal bands suggest that this polyclad is displaying aposematic or warning coloration