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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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(2015), and (4) unpublished field accounts of California nudibranchs by James R.
The egg masses with uncleaved eggs laid by the adults of the four species of nudibranchs were collected and immediately frozen at -80[degrees]C until analysis.
The conspicuous nudibranch Polycera quadrilineata: aposematic coloration and individual selection.
Warning coloration associated with nematocyst-based defences in aeolidiodean nudibranchs. J.
For example, Goddard (2004) characterized as planktotrophic the development of the nudibranchs Polycera tricolor Robilliard, 1971 and Dirona picta MacFarland in Cockerell & Eliot, 1905, based on, respectively, (1) a comparison of the embryonic period reported for P.
On the immunity coloration of some nudibranchs. Proc.
Among molluscs that develop in gelatinous egg masses, such extraembryonic yolk can take the form of unusually large polar bodies (e.g., some aeolid nudibranchs, Goddard, 1991), or smears of extracapsular yolk within the egg mass jelly in saccoglossans (Allen et al., 2009; Krug, 2009).
Discover the stories behind some of the exhibits and view watercolour drawings of British nudibranchs. Suitable for 16-plus.
First Channel Islands records.--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.
POLLUTION: Creatures including bryozoans, nudibranchs, crabs and barnacles living on a drifting plastic bottle