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Plocamopherus lucayensis


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Plocamopherus lucayensis, West Palm Beach-Florida 2013, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo

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lexID:
8285 
Scientific:
Plocamopherus lucayensis 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Plocamopherus (Genus) > lucayensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hamann & Farmer, 1988 
Occurrence:
Atlantique nord, Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Caraïbes, Floride, USA 
Size:
bis zu 4cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-04-26 13:13:25 

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Plocamopherus lucayensis Hamann & Farmer, 1988

Plocamopherus lucayensis is known from the tropical northwestern Atlantic.The body is translucent reddish brown and scattered all over the body with white papillae.The papillae varying in size. Usually the most papillae have a basal ring of dark brown to purple.

This species feeds probably on moss animals.

Plocamopherus species is known that they have a globular bioluminescent organ and that they can swim. Plocamopherus lucayensis was never seen flashing.

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