[USA] The sea slug Elysia rufescens fights predators by wielding toxic chemicals that it acquires from eating algae. A team has discovered Continue reading Sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in three-way symbiotic relationship
[USA, Global] Plants, animals and even microbes that live on coral reefs have evolved a rich variety of defense strategies to protect Continue reading Seaweed and sea slugs rely on toxic bacteria to defend against predators
[USA] The photosynthetic sea slug, which lives off the U.S. East Coast, is becoming almost too rare to research. Continue reading Solar-powered slugs hide wild secrets—But they’re vanishing
[Australia, USA] Certain sea slugs suck raw materials from algae to provide a lifetime supply of solar-powered energy, according to new Continue reading If sea slugs take ‘eternal energy’ from algae, can we?