Chromodoris dianae Gosliner & Behrens, 1998
Diana's Chromodoris
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Family:  Chromodorididae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Philippines.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the order Nudibranchia are simultaneous hermaphrodites. Mating behavior: Both individuals darts their penis toward each other to induce one to act as a male and the other as the female. The victorious one to penetrate the body wall is the dominant male. Life cycle: Eggs are deposited on a substratum where they develop and hatch into (planktonic) vestigial veliger larval stage and further grow as adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 24.05.11

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