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Melibe viridis

Melibe viridis is a species of sea slug, a nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Tethydidae. [4]



This species occurs in the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, off Mozambique and off Indonesia.


The body reaches a length of 140 mm.


  1. ^ Allan J. K. (1932). "A new genus and species of sea-slug, and two new species of sea-hares from Australia". Records of the Australian Museum 18(6): 314-320.
  2. ^ Eliot C. N. E. (1913). "Japanese nudibranchs". Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imp. University, 35: 1-47. Plates 1-2.
  3. ^ Gosliner T. M. & Smith V. G. (2003). "Systematic review and phylogenetic analysis of the nudibranch genus Melibe (Opistobranchia: Dendronotacea) with descriptions of three new species". Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 54: 302-355. PDF.
  4. ^ Gofas, S. (2012). Melibe viridis (Kelaart, 1858). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-10-12


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