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Berthella agassizii


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Berthella agassizii , Temperate Eastern Pacific, 2004

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lexID:
10042 
AphiaID:
534375 
Scientific:
Berthella agassizii 
German:
Flankenkiemer  
English:
Sidegill Slug  
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Pleurobranchida (Order) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Berthella (Genus) > agassizii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(MacFarland, ), 1909 
Occurrence:
Brasilien, Caribien, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Vestlige Atlanterhav, Østlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
1 Meter 
Size:
1 cm - 2 cm 
Food:
Sponges, No reliable information available, Sea squirts 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-10-24 19:44:49 

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Berthella agassizii (MacFarland, 1909)

The Body colour is a translucent reddish-brown to pink with scattered opaque white spots.Berthella agassizii is sympatric with Berthella stellata in both the Caribbean and the East Pacific (sympatric meens "Occupying the same or overlapping geographic areas").

This sidegill slug inhabit shallow water and Rockshores.

Seaslugs genus Berthella feeds on Sponges and Ascidians.

Synonym:
Pleurobranchus agassizii

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Pleurobranchomorpha (Order) > Pleurobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Berthella (Genus) > Berthella agassizii (Species)

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