Clione


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Clione

 

(Clione limacina), a genus of invertebrates of the order Aplacophora of pteropod mollusks. The body (up to 4 cm long) is transparent and conical; the head is separate and has two pairs of feelers. Clione are found in a wide range, living suspended in seas at great depths; in the USSR they live in northern and Far Eastern seas. They occur in huge numbers and serve as food for several species of whalebone whales.

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Pharmacologically induced elements of the hunting and feeding behavior in the pteropod mollusk Clione limacina: I.
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The exception is the polar opisthobranch Clione limacine, which has been reported to present a percentage of 17:0 up to 4% (Phleger et al.
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