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Can anybody ID ta this?!?!

senorsancho

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I've been reading around and hearing all kinds of things from limpets, to black stomatella, I have no clue though what it is just saw it moving around a frag, looked like a black snail without a shell.

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A chiton has a jointed shell, like a pillbug, and no antennae visible.

Elephant snails/keyhole limpets have a small shell, hidden under their mantle.

Gently blow on this little guy with a pipette. See if it reveals a white shell somewhere in the black. If so, keyhole limpet. If not, black stomatella.
 

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Good info right there like I said I have no clue as to what it is hard to see it in the picture iv only had fuzzy chittins and look similar to that been doing this 15 years and learn somthing new every day
 

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Its either a Black Stomatella which is most likely or a Dendrodoris nigra which is a species of sea slug, a/k/a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Dendrodorididae. Both are active mainly at night.
I say the stomatella
 

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Never had any Stomatella my understanding of them tho is they have a half shell similar to a limpit but I'd have to say no to it being a Dendrodoris nigra as it has antennas rather then what I could only describe as ears even tho they are a sensory organ for smelling I would agree based on what I can lookup it is a Black Stomatella
 
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