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Goniobranchus cazae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Chromodorididae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Doridoidea
Genus  Goniobranchus
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Similar  Goniobranchus charlottae, Goniobranchus alius, Goniobranchus, Goniobranchus gleniei

Goniobranchus cazae is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.

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Distribution

This species was described from Khawr Faddan, United Arab Emirates.

Description

Goniobranchus cazae is a bright opaque white chromodorid nudibranch with irregular, well-defined, dark purple blotches on the mantle and a mantle margin of the same colour. There are raised yellow-orange spots in the purple patches. The gills and rhinophores are bright white.

References

Goniobranchus cazae Wikipedia


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