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Pleurobranchus mamillatus Mamillate Pleurobranch, side-gilled slug


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Pleurobranchus mamillatus, PNG 2016 Milne Bay


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lexID:
9765 
AphiaID:
599476 
Scientific:
Pleurobranchus mamillatus 
German:
Flankenkiemer 
English:
Mamillate Pleurobranch, Side-gilled Slug 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Pleurobranchida (Order) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Pleurobranchus (Genus) > mamillatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bali, Corea, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Okinawa, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 11.81" (1cm - 30cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, No reliable information available, Sea squirts 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
2017-01-16 18:50:30 

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Pleurobranchus mamillatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832

This large sidegill slug inhabit sandy or bottom with coral rubble and vcan be found to 50 m depht.The background colour is a very light gray, mottled gray, light tan, dark brown, and black. On the dorsum are prominent projecting papillae.

Sea slugs genus Pleurobranchus feeds mainly on ascidians.

Synonym:
Pleurobranchus moebii

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

External links

  1. Homepage Christian Knost (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Rfbolland.com (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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