In Honor of World’s Ocean Day…. Here is a video of a flatworm that I found the other day at Virador, one of our beautiful local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo. I was excited as I have only seen a couple of these creatures in the twenty years that I have been diving the north west coast of Costa Rica. Flatworms are sometimes called nudibranches…but they are NOT…they are a completely different family. They are unsegmented worms belonging to the Phylum Platyhelminthes. These creatures are flat and do not have tentacles on their heads or flowery gills on their backs like nudis, instead they have pseduotentacles made out of folds on the body…the ruffly edges. Flatworms are very delicate and can tear easily…so please do not touch. Come explore with us….Private trips for your best enjoyment…The adventures never end in the Gulf of Papagayo.

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