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Hallaxa fuscescens nudibranch

Hallaxa fuscescensis commonly referred to as nudibranch. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Hallaxa fuscescens


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lexID:
12442 
AphiaID:
599490 
Scientific:
Hallaxa fuscescens 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Actinocyclidae (Family) > Hallaxa (Genus) > fuscescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pease, ), 1871 
Occurrence:
Australia, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Tansania 
Sea depth:
5 - 9 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.79" (0,9cm - 2,0cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-28 13:42:25 

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Hallaxa fuscescens (Pease, 1871)

The mantle is translucent gray with rounded black tubercles scattered over the mantle. The bipinnate gills form a tight circle.

Hallaxa fuscescens feeding on a species of the 'slime sponge' Halisarca. The sponges are so named because they are often form a thin smooth slimy film over the rock on which they are attached.

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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