nudibranch

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nudibranch

a member of the order Nudibranchia, gasteropod molluscs which lack a shell.
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The sacoglossan sea slug Elysia chlorotica Gould, 1870 is well known for its kleptoplastic abilities.
The first part of the book provides introductory information on the higher taxonomy, external and internal anatomy, reproduction, habitats, biotic relationships and behaviour of nudibranchs and related molluscs, followed by text descriptions and illustrations of 173 species of nudibranch and 76 other species including bubble shells, sap-sucking sea slugs, sea hares, umbrella shells and side-gilled slugs.
Webster and her team used muscles from Aplysia californica, a sea slug also known as the Californian sea hare.
Roses bloom in tide pools: warm water brings southern sea slug to central coast.
13 ( ANI ): Sea slugs of 'Siphopteron' genus stab their partners in the head while mating to inject chemicals in each other's brain, it has been revealed.
Expect a cornucopia of delights: beautiful girls dressed as mermaids, strapping sailors with lusty appetites, a man- sized sea slug and a comical, theatrical nautical rock opera with an undersea themed disco to follow.
In the post-war period Armstrong Whitworth became involved in the Vulcan bomber production of missiles, especially the Sea Slug.
To address this question, the researchers studied the neurons in Aplysia californica, the California sea slug.
Among the list of species which people are being asked to name are a red and white tipped sea slug, an anemone, a fungus, a sand brittlestar, a hoverfly and a lichen that thinks it is a mushroom.
This sea slug not only looks like a leaf-it acts like one.
The Elysia chlorotica is a sea slug that looks like a leaf and eats by sucking the insides out of strands of algae.
Using cultures of sensory and motor neurons from a sea slug, scientists stimulated the cells with serotonin, a neurotransmitter that promotes memory formation by strengthening connections between neuronal synapses.