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Scyllaea pelagica



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lexID:
6880 
AphiaID:
141425 
Scientific:
Scyllaea pelagica 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Sargassum Nudibranch 
Category:
Nakensnäckor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Scyllaeidae (Family) > Scyllaea (Genus) > pelagica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Cuba, Costa Rica, Azorerna, Brittiska öarna, Europeiska kusten, Karibien, Medelhavet, Mexicanska golfen, Nordatlanten, Västra Atlanten 
Size:
4 cm - 4.5 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 27°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, Matspecialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-03-19 19:54:26 

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Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758

This species lives on drifting seaweed, such as Sargassum bacciferum. Scyllaea pelagica is green or brown in colour with scattered white patches.It feeds on hydroids growing on the Sargassum weed.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Dendronotida (Infraorder) > Tritonioidea (Superfamily) > Scyllaeidae (Family) > Scyllaea (Genus)

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