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Molluscs of Tasmania

Pleurobranchidae – Pleurobranchinae: Berthella serenitas (Burn, 1962) (‘sweet-spot sea-slug’)

Synonym(s): serenitas Burn, 1962.

Typical body-length 20 mm. Lives intertidally to offshore amongst sponges, specifically Plakina species, on which it feeds. Native. Endemic to southeastern Australia (TAS and VIC).


Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Order: Pleurobranchomorpha
Superfamily: Pleurobranchoidea
Family: Pleurobranchidae
Genus: Berthellina

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