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Tambja simplex Tambja simplex



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lexID:
7061 
AphiaID:
224333 
Scientific:
Tambja simplex 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Tambja Simplex 
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 home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-04-25 08:50:01 

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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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