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Felimare cantabrica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Doridoidea
Genus  Felimare
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Chromodorididae
Scientific name  Hypselodoris cantabrica
Rank  Species
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Similar  Felimare, Eubranchus tricolor, Fiona pinnata, Eubranchus, Felimare villafranca

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Felimare cantabrica is a species of colourful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.

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Felimare cantabrica


Distribution

This nudibranch is found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Biscay) and the Atlantic coasts of Spain and Portugal.

Description

Felimare cantabrica has a light and dark blue body, flecked with yellow lines and spots. Its mantle edge is lined with yellow-light blue-yellow banding. The gills and rhinophores are purple.

This species can reach a total length of at least 40 mm and has been observed feeding on sponges from the genus Dysidea.

References

Felimare cantabrica Wikipedia


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