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California’s Favorite Sea Slug Makes A Comeback
2013-03-18 16:21:33

A team of California marine biologists is seeing encouraging signs for the comeback of the nudibranch Felimare californiensis, a colorful and popular sea slug that once thrived in the Pacific waters off the coast of the Golden State.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.