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Pleurobranchaea brockii side gill slug, notaspideans


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Pleurobranchaea brockii

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lexID:
8487 
AphiaID:
535697 
Scientific:
Pleurobranchaea brockii 
German:
Flankenkiemer 
English:
Side Gill Slug, Notaspideans 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Pleurobranchida (Order) > Pleurobranchaeidae (Family) > Pleurobranchaea (Genus) > brockii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bergh, 1897 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Mozambique, Philippines, Sulawesi 
Size:
2.56" - 7.87" (6.5cm - 20cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Cnidaria, Predatory, Snails 
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:
2015-06-13 14:37:21 

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Pleurobranchaea brockii Bergh, 1897

The mantle is translucent with a reticulate pattern. The foot is a dark brown with opaque white patches. The oral veil has about 16 ventrally projecting sensory papillae and looks like very similar to the oral veil in Euselenops luniceps.

Pleurobranchaea brockii is able to swim.

Species of Pleurobranchaea are carnivorous hunters. They feeds a wide variety of prey items.

Synonymised names:
Pleurobranchaea gemini Macnae, 1962

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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