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nudibranch

a member of the order Nudibranchia, gasteropod molluscs which lack a shell.
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Our observations in 2014 and early 2015 of nudibranchs and other sea slugs in long-term intertidal study sites in southern and central California, combined with dive reports from southern California, and posts on various photo and observation-sharing websites, indicated that similar range shifts and increases in abundance of southern species of sea slugs were occurring again in California.
Create an underwater scene in a shoebox full of Nudibranchs and other marine creatures.
In this study, fatty acid composition of the gelatinous egg masses of four species of nudibranchs, Polycera aurantiomarginata, Polycera quadrilineata, Berghia columbina and Berghia verrucicornis, has been characterized.
The various species of nudibranchs are placed in four suborders, two of which--Doridacea (dorids) and Aeolidacea (aeolids)--are commonly represented in the Bay of Fundy.
Three new nudibranchs (Opisthobranchia: Doridacea) from southern California, U.S.A., and the Baja California peninsula, Mexico.
In feeding experiments with fish, Thompson (1960) found that 19 specimens of nudibranchs (both cryptic and conspicuous) were rejected and only seldom damaged.
This reflectivity has been observed in the epidermal tissues of other nudibranchs. Burgin (1964, pp.
Eastern Pacific Nudibranchs: A guide to the opisthobranchs from Alaska to Central America.
That's why they're all here, from whale sharks and hammerheads to mantas, turtles, schooling jacks and barracuda, not to mention schools of brilliant tropical fish and lovely nudibranchs (they look like sea slugs in psychedelic colors) to overload your senses.
Blaschka sculptures of sea anemones, nudibranchs, cephalopods, jellyfish, protozoans and coral were initially seen as educational models for zoology and biology departments, but they are now internationally recognised as exceptional works of artistic and scientific modelling.
The study on the bioactivity of marine mollusc metabolites is scanty except for the nudibranchs. Rinehart et al.