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Nudibranchia

[‚nüd·ə′braŋ·kē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of the Opisthobranchia containing the sea slugs; these mollusks lack a shell and a mantle cavity, and the gills are variable in size and shape.
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The British Nudibranch Exhibition is open at the Hancock Museum between 10am and 5pm, Monday to Saturday and between 2pm and 5pm on Sundays until April 23.
His journals, which comprise two diaries and one volume of hand-written scientific descriptions of nudibranch mollusks, together with Ito's preliminary sketches for each, are on file in the library of the Division of Mollusks.
The four species of nudibranchs known to bypass a free-living larval stage and hatch as juveniles all belong to a single family, the Dendrodorididae (Goddard, 2005).
Bright corals and vivid nudibranchs provide the perfect backdrop for the wealth of colourful marine life, with every species imaginable in residence; from giant double-headed parrotfish, yellowtail fusiliers and sea turtles, to eagle rays, black-tipped reef sharks and barracudas.
To provide more information on embryonic development, 19 adult nudibranchs ranging in length from 1.
Discover all about Nudibranchs ( beautiful sea slugs, in this special exhibition.
Seagrasses, seaweeds, sponges, sea anemones, corals, worms, phoronoids, moss animals, nudibranchs, chitons, octopi, squid, and sea fleas are some of the major genera surveyed in entries and superb color photographs.
celata is reportedly preyed on by sea urchins (Arbacia punctulata, Lytechinus variegatus), shrimps (Alphaeus heterochaelis, Palomonetes vulgaris), mud crabs (Panopaeus herbstii, Neopanope sayi), dorid nudibranchs (Doriopsilla pharpa), and isopods (Cilieacea caudata) (Guida 1976, Eyster & Staneyk 1981, Fell et al.
Blaschka sculptures of sea anemones, nudibranchs, cephalopods, jellyfish, protozoans and coral were initially seen as educational models for zoology and biology departments, but they are now internationally recognised as exceptional works of artistic and scientific modelling.
Five galactic nudibranchs found on rocky reefs along north side of Santa Catalina Island at 10-18 m depths during October 1998 to May 2000.
He discovered 31 new species of nudibranchs ( or sea slugs.
ABSTRACT The fatty acid composition of whole egg masses was investigated in 4 marine nudibranchs collected from the southwest of Spain: Polycera aurantiomarginata, Polycera quadrilineata, Berghia columbina and Berghia verrucicornis.