Date October 2, 2008

Dr. James A. Murray, Assistant Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences at California State University, commented on the above photograph of Tritonia in Hantu waters:

Very nice, thank you for showing me your Tritonia.  The Tritonia up here can get to as long as 30 cm and weight nearly 2 kg!

Dr. Murray studies the neuroethology of orientation and navigation. His work focuses on the neuroethology of orientation to tidal flow in the nudbranch sea slug Tritonia diomedea. He is also developing techniques to control behavior in animals with implanted brain electrodes.

More information of Tritonia is available here.

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