Chromodoris striatella   Bergh,  1877 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Chromodorididae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Size: Grows to about 30mm long.

Mantle is yellowish with thin black lines. The difference is particularly clear in paler specimens in which the background color is clearly a translucent white or straw color. It has a white line along the inner edge of the orange border. The mantle edge is bordered by an orange band. Rhinopore is black in color with white spots. The color pattern of gills is also similar to the rhinopore.


Synonym (s)
Chromodoris clavata Risbec, 1928
Chromodoris lineolata Bergh, 1874

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Pongi Balu (Lat: 11.51) (Long: 92.65) 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:2011-08-24

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