Glossodoris cincta   (Bergh,  1888) (Sea Slug)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Nudibranchia
Family:Chromodorididae

Image copyrights: Sreeraj, CR

Description
Size: Max length 6.0 cm TL (male)

Color: Bluish outer band on the mantle edge but the inner black and yellow lines tend to merge into a dull khaki band. The dull khaki color of the mantle extends to the rhinophores and the gills. The rhinophoral tip is also similar to the mantle edge color combination.

Body is lumpy, fleshy and oval.

Similar species: Glossodoris hikuerensis, Glossodoris pullata


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Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Demersal

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Ritchies Archipelago 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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