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Profile lexID: 12947 AphiaID: Scientific: Goniobranchus albopustulosus German: Prachtsternschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Limaces de mer Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Goniobranchus (Genus) > albopustulosus (Species) Initial determination: (Pease, ), 1860 Occurrence: Hawaii, îles Marschall Sea depth: 1 - 21 Meter Size: 1,6 cm - 3,0 cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Food: Sponges, spécialiste de la nourriture Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Goniobranchus albopustulosus (Pease, 1860)
Goniobranchus albopustulosus has a pale yellow mantle with white pustules and violet scallops along its margin. Rinophores are brown with white lamellae and the gills are cream. The latter feature distinguishes it from the similar appearing Goniobranchus vibratus.
It is usually a nocturnal species.Goniobranchus albopustulosus may feed on a cream sponge with yellow and rose undertones.
The egg mass is pale orange-yellow.
Chromodoris albopustulosa (Pease, 1860)
Doris albopustulosa Pease, 1860 (original combination)
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