Nudibranchia


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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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Phylum Mollusca Class Gastropoda Order Nudibranchia Family Polyceratidae Polycera alabe Collier & Farmer 1964 Inkstain nudibranch (Fig.
Report of the Biological Survey of Mutsu Bay (27) Nudibranchia of Mutsu Bay.
Different defensive strategies have been shown to be operative in the Nudibranchia.