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Felimare agassizii

Felimare agassizii is a species of sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[3][2]


This nudibranch is known from the Eastern Pacific Ocean from the Galapagos Islands to Mexico.


Hypselodoris agassizii has a black body flecked all over with yellow spots. The upper dorsum has a series of larger white spots running longitudinally. The mantle is edged with a green-yellow-green band, its gills are a translucent gold colour tipped with black and its rhinophores are black. This species can reach a total length of at least 100 mm.[3]


  1. ^ Bergh, R. (1894) Reports on the dredging operations off the West Coast of Central America to the Galapagos, to the West Coast of Mexico, and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross", during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z.L.Tanner, U.S.N., Commanding. XIII. Die Opisthobranchien. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 25(10): 125-233.
  2. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Felimare agassizii. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-05-01
  3. ^ a b Rudman, W.B., 2000 (February 22) Hypselodoris agassizii (Bergh, 1894). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney.
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