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Scientific name: Limacia clavigera
Common name: Clubbed nudibranch
Taxonomy
Phyulm Sub Phylum Class Sub Class Order Sub Order Family Sub Family Genus Species
Mollusca Not Defined Gastropoda Orthogastropoda Nudibranchia Nudibranchia Polyceridae Not defined Limacia Limacia clavigera

 

Short Description:

The orange-clubbed nudibranch is a small , white-bodied dorid with numerous orange-tipped projections on its body and orange spots on its notum. Its gills and perfoliate rhinophores are orange-tipped

Identification
features:
 
Size: 20mm
Behaviour: Its egg ribbon is a flat broad spiral of several coils. 
Diet: Encrusting bryozoan 
Distribution: Found along the South African coast from Saldanha Bay to Port Alfred. .
Depth: It has been found from the intertidal zone to depths of at least 20m
Habitat: Rocky reefs
Reference: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Similar Species:
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Database Statistics
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Photographer Date City Area Dive site Temp Size Depth Camera Photo Video
Johan Swanepoel-(Port Elizabeth) 2009-11-22 Port Elizabeth Algoa Bay (PE-AB)-Kraal 16 10mm 12m Canon Powershot G10 photo
 
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