A sea slug (Doris sticta)
|Researched by||Emily Wilson||Refereed by||Admin|
|Authority||(Iredale & O'Donoghue, 1923)|
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Recorded distribution in Britain and IrelandWest coast of Ireland, Skomer Island, South Wales, Lundy, English Channel.
HabitatConsidered to be a sponge eating species hence is likely to be found on sponges although sponge preference is unknown.
- Yellow with purple tipped tubercles.
- Network of channels that connect tubercles.
- Length up to 45 mm.
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Last Updated: 02/08/2007