Abnormalities in Body Shape


Anterior end of Glossodoris hikuerensis from Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, showing three rhinophores. See Scott Johnson's message. PHOTO: Jeanette Johnson.

Through developmental mistakes and after damage, animals sometimes grow a weird structure somewhere on their bodies.

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Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (January 28) Abnormalities in Body Shape. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/abnormal

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