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Felimare cantabrica

Felimare cantabrica is a species of colourful sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[1][2]

Distribution[edit]

This nudibranch is found in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean (Bay of Biscay) and the Mediterranean (Spain).

Description[edit]

Felimare cantabrica has a light and dark blue body, flecked with yellow lines and spots. Its mantle edge is lined with yellow-light blue-yellow banding. The gills and rhinophores are purple.

This species can reach a total length of at least 40 mm and has been observed feeding on sponges from the genus Dysidea.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1]
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Felimare cantabrica. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597543 on 2012-05-11
  3. ^ http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/12745
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