Glossodoris atromarginata   (Cuvier,  1804) (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Chromodorididae

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Description
Size: Max length 9.0 cm TL (male)

Color: Ranges from creamy-white to a pale brown. It is characterized by the black line bordering the very sinuous mantle edge, the black edge to the rhinophore pockets, the black rhinophore clubs and the black edging to the simple gills. Foot is without any bordering or coloration.

Similar species: Glossodoris angasi and Glossodoris sibogae.


Synonym (s)
Casella atromarginata (Cuvier, 1804)
Doriprismatica atromarginata (Cuvier, 1804)
Doris atromarginata Cuvier, 1804
(Basionym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Katchall INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nancowry Island INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Car Nicobar 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/
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.pdf

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