Mexichromis porterae
Porter's Chromodorid
(a.k.a. "San Deigo Charger Nudibranch")
Mexichromis porterae

Wearing the colors of the
San Diego Chargers football team,
this local dorid nudibranch looks over
a field of aggregating anemones for
his favorite food -- the sponge Dysidea.

These little guys reach 34 mm. --
just over one inch long.

Lens: 60 mm macro
Film: Kodak E100VS
Depth: 45 feet
Location: San Clemente Island, CA
©2000 Garry McCarthy