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lexID: 7061 AphiaID: 224333 Scientific: Tambja simplex German: Neosternschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Nudibranchs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Tambja (Genus) > simplex (Species) Initial determination: Ortea & Moro, 1998 Occurrence: East-Atlantic Ocean, the Cape Verde Archipelago Size: up to 2.36" (6 cm) Temperature: - 73.4 °F (°C - 23°C) Food: Bryozoans (sea mats), Food specialist Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2014-04-25 08:50:01
Last edit: 2014-04-25 08:50:01
Tambja simplex Ortea & Moro, 1998
The background colour of the body is purplish black with bright yellow border around the mantle edge which joins behind the gills and runs as a single median line to the posterior tip of the foot.
It grows to at least 60 mm in length.
This species feeds on on bryozoan (moss animals).
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