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Scyllaea pelagica



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lexID:
6880 
AphiaID:
141425 
Scientific:
Scyllaea pelagica 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Sargassum Nudibranch 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Scyllaeidae (Family) > Scyllaea (Genus) > pelagica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Atlantique nord, Atlantique Ouest, Azores, Caraïbes, golfe du Mexique, îles britanniques, Kuba, littoraux européens, Méditerranée 
Size:
4 cm - 4.5 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 27°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-03-19 19:54:26 

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Scyllaea pelagica Linnaeus, 1758

This species lives on drifting seaweed, such as Sargassum bacciferum. Scyllaea pelagica is green or brown in colour with scattered white patches.It feeds on hydroids growing on the Sargassum weed.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Dendronotida (Infraorder) > Tritonioidea (Superfamily) > Scyllaeidae (Family) > Scyllaea (Genus)

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