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Hermissenda crassicornis (hermissenda)

Synonyms: Cavolina crassicornis; Phidiana crassicornis

Wikipedia Abstract

Hermissenda crassicornis is a species of small, brightly colored, sea slug or nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Facelinidae.This species is also commonly known as the "opalescent sea slug."
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Prey / Diet

Anthopleura xanthogrammica (giant green anemone)[1]
Hermissenda crassicornis (hermissenda)[1]
Phacellophora camtschatica (eggyolk jelly)[1]
Ptilosarcus gurneyi (Gurney's sea pen)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Armina californica (California armina)1
Tritonia festiva (diamondback tritonia)1

Predators

Crossaster papposus (spiny sun star, common sun star)[1]
Hermissenda crassicornis (hermissenda)[1]

Distribution

East Pacific; North America;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Interactions between a sea pen and seven of its predators, Charles Birkeland, Ecological Monographs (1974) 44:211-232
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