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Pleurobranchus forskalii



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lexID:
2623 
AphiaID:
140819 
Scientific:
Pleurobranchus forskalii 
German:
Forsskals Flankenkiemer 
English:
Forsskal's Pleurobranch, Sidegill Slug 
Category:
Ślimaki nagoskrzelne 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Pleurobranchida (Order) > Pleurobranchidae (Family) > Pleurobranchus (Genus) > forskalii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Indonesia, Western Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, Indo Pacific, Sulawesi, Philippines 
Size:
10 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Sea squirts, specjalista pokarmowy! 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-16 09:30:59 

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Pleurobranchus forskalii

This relatively large pleurobranch is often found in quite large populations in shallow lagoons, reef crests and pools and sea grass beds. It usually grows to about 10cm long but can grow to over 30cm. This species feed on ascidians.

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