Short-tailed Ceratosoma

Ceratosoma brevicaudatum Abraham, 1876

It is a species of colourful dorid nudibranch, a sea slug, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk. With gill structures visible as a single cluster on back of the animal. Patterns includes shades or colours of white, orange and or red and varies significantly.

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What habitats does Ceratosoma brevicaudatum live in?

Intertidal to deeper waters, to depth of 120 m

What is the distribution of Ceratosoma brevicaudatum?

south-eastern Australia from Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia, across South Australia and Victoria to Cape Byron, New South Wales, and around Tasmania

How big does Ceratosoma brevicaudatum grow?

Maximum recorded length of 15 centimetres

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