nudibranch


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Synonyms for nudibranch

any of various marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia having a shell-less and often beautifully colored body

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Miller, "Effect of larval duration on postlarval lifespan and fecundity of a nudibranch mollusk," American Zoologist, vol.
Goddard (1992, 2001b) also mistook dense nephrocysts for eyespots in the arminid nudibranch Janolus fuscus, but these have also been confirmed to be nephrocysts in both this species (Wolf and Young 2012; pers.
Chemical defence and evolutionary ecology of dorid nudibranchs and some other opisthobranch gastropods.
KEY WORDS: nudibranch, Jorunna funebris, Dorididae, embryonic development, veliger, Gulf of Thailand
Phylum Mollusca Class Gastropoda Order Nudibranchia Family Polyceratidae Polycera alabe Collier & Farmer 1964 Inkstain nudibranch (Fig.
In 1987, high tide surveys of diet were made at three sites, Nudibranch Point, Nudibranch Shelter, and Kirby Point.
Development of serotoninlike immunoreactivity in the embryos and larvae of nudibranch mollusks with emphasis on the structure and possible function of the apical sensory organ.
These protein sequences were used as queries in BLASTp (NCBI BLAST+) searches of all curated animal genomes on NCBI, as well as the translated nudibranch transcriptomes (Altschul et al.
There are many species of nudibranch to be found, as well as other types of macro life.
Three fish species (Chromis punctipinnis, Paralabrax clathratus, and Semicossyphus pulcher), one nudibranch (Felimida macfarlandi) and one whelk (Kelletia kelletii) are typical of warm-temperate and subtropical regions in southern CA and Baja California, respectively.
Nudibranch, also known as solar-powered sea slugs for their ability to convert the sun's energy into sugars and other nutrients, have also made a comeback.
Larval period and its influence on post-larval life history: comparison of lecithotrophy and facultative planktotrophy in the aeolid nudibranch Phestilla sibogae.
It has been a bumper year for nudibranch, or sea slugs, according to several Wildlife Trusts, a good autumn for sightings of curled octopus by divers, and basking sharks were seen in Cardigan Bay for the first time in three years.