Onchidium peronii   Cuvier,  1804 (Sea Slug)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Systellommatophora
Family:Onchidiidae

Description
Size: 30-80 mm.

Color: Dark grey.

Oval, without shell, eyes on tentacles, warty protuberances.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky
Trophic Level:  Primary Consumer
Prey:  Herbivores

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • McFarlane, ID (1979) Behaviour and ecology of the inter-tidal pulmonate mollusc, Onchidium peronii, in Kuwait Journal of the University of Kuwait (Science) 6 169-180 Available at - Zoological records
  • Hosseinzadeh, H; Daghoghi, B and Rameshi, H (2001) Atlas of the Persian Gulf molluscs Oman sea fisheries research center, Oman 208 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

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