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Pleurobranchus albiguttatus mosaic pleurobranch,sidegill slug


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Pleurobranchus albiguttatus, 2020


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lexID:
7146 
AphiaID:
599473 
Scientific:
Pleurobranchus albiguttatus 
German:
Flankenkiemer 
English:
Mosaic Pleurobranch,sidegill Slug 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Pleurobranchida (Order) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Pleurobranchus (Genus) > albiguttatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bergh, ), 1905 
Occurrence:
Australia, East Africa, Great Barrier Reef, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Philippines, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
0.98" - 4.72" (2.5cm - 12cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sea squirts 
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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-05-14 19:11:34 

Info

Pleurobranchus albiguttatus (Bergh, 1905)

This nocturnal species have a great number of rounded tubercles on the mantle.Its perfect camouflaged.the color forms vary.There are pale white, red to dark brown coloured species.Pleurobranchus albiguttatus lives to depths of 15 m on rocky habitats.The egg mass is a white wavy band.

This nudibranch feeds exclusively on colonial ascidians.

Synonymised names:
Oscaniella albiguttata Bergh, 1905 (original combination)

External links

  1. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Commonly

Pleurobranchus albiguttatus,PNG 2015, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Pleurobranchus albiguttatus Komodo-Alor 2011 ,Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Pleurobranchus albiguttatus copyright Wolfgang Krutz
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Pleurobranchus albiguttatus  Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Pleurobranchus albiguttatus Copyright Bo Davidsson
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