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Pleurobranchus weberi sidegill slug


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lexID:
7613 
AphiaID:
599478 
Scientific:
Pleurobranchus weberi 
German:
Flankenkiemer 
English:
Sidegill Slug 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Pleurobranchida (Order) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Pleurobranchus (Genus) > weberi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bergh, ), 1905 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Philippines, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
7.09" - 11.81" (18cm - 30cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-11 13:47:50 

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Pleurobranchus weberi (Bergh, 1905)

Pleurobranchus weberi is a large (size at last 30 cm) purplish brown pleurobranch with white double rings on the mantle.Similar is Pleurobranchus forskali.

This species is only kwon from Philippines, presumably also from Australia.

Pleurobranchus nudibranch feeds on colonial tunicates.The diet of Pleurobranchus weberi is not yet known.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Pleurobranchomorpha (Order) > Pleurobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Pleurobranchus (Genus)

External links

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

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