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Doriopsilla bertschi


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Doriopsilla bertschi, 2014

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lexID:
11212 
Scientific:
Doriopsilla bertschi 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dendrodorididae (Family) > Doriopsilla (Genus) > bertschi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hoover, Lindsay, Goddard & Valdés, 2015 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific), USA 
Size:
0.79" - 1.18" (2,2cm - 3,5cm) 
Temperature:
55.4 °F - 86 °F (13°C - 30°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2017-11-12 20:36:36 

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Doriopsilla albopunctata (J. G. Cooper, 1863)

The body colour is dark yellow or orange , with very small opaque white irregularly scattered dots.The rhinophores are dark yellow to orange in colour, and the gills are very large and also dark yellow to orange in colour.

Doriopsilla albopunctata feeds exclusively on sponges (Cliona celata). This nudibranch has direct development, juveniles hatch directly from eggs

Similar to Doriopsilla albopunctata , Doriopsilla davebehrensi, Doriopsilla fulva , Doriopsilla gemela and Baptodoris mimetica.

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