Skinny Dipping in Gulen

The waters off the west coast of Norway is filled with nude beauties. Dressed in their most seductive and colorful outfits, they are all bisexual and their favourite position is the enticing 69. Sounds interesting?

Posted on Dec 21, 2013

The universe of the nudibranchs is a strange microcosmos – and if you get hooked, you’ll soon find yourself addicted to looking for new and ever stranger species.

For most people it takes several years of scuba diving before they see their first nudibranch, but as soon as you discover these delicate little creatures you’ll start seeing them on almost every dive.

If you're interested in nudibranchs and want to learn more, the best way is to join the Nudibranch Safari at Gulen Dive Resort on the Norwegian west coast!

The colors and shapes give them an alluring power much greater than their size, and even big, burly fellows with twin-tanks and tough-guy attitude comes back up saying ”man, did you see that beeeautiful slug?”

Nudibranchs are carnivores, and feed on almost all kinds of other animals like hydroids, bryozoans, soft coral, sponges, bryozoans, anemones, barnacles and even eggs from other nudibranchs.

Naked gills and kinky mating

Nudibranchs comes in two categories – those that are hard to find, and those which are impossible to overlook, at least seen from a divers point of view.

A little more scientifically they are described as the nudibranchia, literally meaning ”naked gill”. As the name implies they don’t have a house on their backs. Nudibranchs are generally divided into four main groups.

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