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Goniobranchus naiki

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Chromodorididae
Scientific name  Chromodoris naiki
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Doridoidea
Genus  Goniobranchus
Rank  Species
Similar  Goniobranchus charlottae, Goniobranchus alius, Goniobranchus tritos

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

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Distribution

This marine species occurs in the Gulf of Bengal off northeast India and the Andaman Islands.

Description

Goniobranchus naiki is a chromodorid nudibranch with a translucent white mantle with rounded purple spots and an orange submarginal band. The centre of the back has a brownish hue and the surface is raised into tiny white papillae. The body reaches a length of 30 mm. This species is very similar to Goniobranchus bombayanus and may be a synonym.

References

Goniobranchus naiki Wikipedia


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