Clione limacina

Author: (Phipps,1774)

Description

Size: Up to 8 cm, usually less than 3 cm off West Coast.

General: Broad, muscular swimming wings attached narrowly at the anterior quarter of the body. Diet consists solely of the thecosome Limacina.



Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan in cold and temperate oceanic waters.

Published depth range: Up to 600 m.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Wrobel, D. and C. Mills (1998). Pacific coast pelagic invertebrates: a guide to the common gelatinous animals. Sea Challengers & Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA. 101 pp.

Rudman, W.B. (2001). Clione lamacina (Phipps, 1774). Australian Museum. http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/cliolima.

Citation: Clione limacina ((Phipps,1774)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Clione%20limacina. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-08-23.
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