March 24, 2006
From: Vinicius Padula
This is the Berthella agassizi from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Locality: Rockshore, 1 metre, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Atlantic, 10 October 2005. Length: 14mm. Photographer: Vinicius Padula.
firstname.lastname@example.orgPadula, V., 2006 (Mar 24) Berthella agassizi from Brazil. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/16160
Thanks for this record. I note that Ernst Marcus (1955) records the shell as being quite small for a Berthella - 6 mm long in a 25 mm long animal. Have you had a look at the shell in this species? Is the whitish outline in your photo cuased by the shell?