Chromodoris gleniei [Status Unaccepted]   (Kelaart,  1858) (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Chromodorididae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Size: Max length 4.5 cm TL (male)

Color: The central part of the mantle is an orange-brown color with deep purple or black markings. The mantle margin consists of an inner dull purple band and and outer white band. Gills are simple and orange-brown in color. Rhinophore is orange brown in color.

Mantle is oval shaped and becomes more prominent while crawling. Wavy edge to the central region of the mantle present.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, Aberdeen Bay (Lat: 11.66) (Long: 92.75) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Ramakrishna; Sreeraj, CR; Raghunathan, C; Sivaperuman, C; Yogesh Kumar, JS; Raghuraman, R; Immanuel, T and Rajan, PT (2010) Guide to Opisthobranchs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands ZSI, Kolkata 187 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf

Page last updated on:2012-10-05

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