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lexID: 11235 AphiaID: 597345 Scientific: Goniobranchus vibratus German: Prachtsternschnecke English: Trembling Nudibranch, Vibrating Nudibranch Category: Nudibranchs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Goniobranchus (Genus) > vibratus (Species) Initial determination: (Pease, ), 1860 Occurrence: Australia, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Japan, Lembeh Strait, Marschall Islands, Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 24 Meter Size: up to 2.36" (6,5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Food specialist, Sponges Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2017-11-23 08:30:03
Last edit: 2017-11-25 17:40:27
Goniobranchus vibratus (Pease, 1860)
Goniobranchus vibratus, common name Trembling Nudibranch, is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.
When crawling, it rhythmically vibrates its gills, refer to "vibratus".
This marine species occurs off Hawaii, in the Marshall Islands, in French Polynesia and in Japan, in the tropical Pacific Ocean
Goniobranchus species feeds exclusively on sponges. (Porifera, Phoriospongia poni or probably Chelonaplysilla violacea).
Chromodoris vibrata (Pease, 1860)
Doris propinquata Pease, 1860
Doris vibrata Pease, 1860 (original combination)
Hypselodoris vibrata (Pease, 1860)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Goniobranchus (Genus)
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