Branched Dendronotus

Dendronotus venustus

Summary 6

Dendronotus venustus is a species of sea slug, a dendronotid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusc in the family Dendronotidae.

Distribution 7

This species can be found on the Pacific coast of North America. It was formerly confused with the North Atlantic species Dendronotus frondosus.

Feeding habits 7

This species feeds on hydroids.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) marlin harms, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dendronotus_frondosus2.jpg
  2. (c) Robin Agarwal, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dendronotus_venustus_depositing_eggs.jpg
  3. (c) Robin Gwen Agarwal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/3922677
  4. (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/2010202
  5. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.flickr.com/photos/18024068@N00/4653943005
  6. Adapted by Robin Gwen Agarwal from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendronotus_venustus
  7. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendronotus_venustus

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Color brown, purple