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/The Conscientious Marine Aquarist

Nudibranchs, The Naked-Gill Sea Slugs, pt. 7

To: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3, Pt. 4, Pt. 5, Pt. 6, Pt. 7, Pt. 8, Pt. 9, Pt. 10

 

By Bob Fenner

 

Genus Tambja
:
Tambja fusca. Eastern Pacific; around the end of and inside the Sea of Cortez. To 5 cm. Loreto pic.

Tambja kushimotoensis. Mauritius to Japan. To 5 cm. N. Sulawesi pix.

Tambja morosa. East Africa, Indonesia, Philippines, Hawai'i. To 7 cm. Found near base of reef slopes. Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia pic.

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Tambja sp. #5: http://www.seaslugforum.net/tambsp5.htm

N. Sulawesi pix. 


Genus Thecacera:
Thecacera picta Baba 1972. N. Sulawesi (Lembeh Strait) pic.  http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet.cfm?base=thecpict


Thecacera sp. 1. Tulamben, Bali, Indo. 2014 

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Thecacera sp. 2. N. Sulawesi (Lembeh Strait) pic. 

Suborder Dendronotacea:

Family Bornellidae:

Bornella calcarata Borch 1863. Tropical West Atlantic. 

Family Tethyidae:

Melibe leonida Here at the CAS/Steinhart Aq. in 2012. And a close up of one at SIO/Birch Aq. in 2007

Melibe mirifica (Allan 1932). To 30 cm. Small rhinophores and conical, unbranched ceratal tubercles. This specimen in N. Sulawesi's Lembeh Strait (tentative identification). A huge animal (about a foot in length) with a "extensible head" that came out every few seconds, seemingly sampling the substrate for food.

SeaSlugForum: http://www.seaslugforum.net/melimiri.htm

To: Pt. 1, Pt. 2, Pt. 3, Pt. 4, Pt. 5, Pt. 6, Pt. 7, Pt. 8, Pt. 9, Pt. 10

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