Re: Bought at local fish store

April 29, 2006
From: Dave Behrens

Concerning message #16449:

Hi Bill:

These aquarium stores are really doing their customers a dis-service. As reported in Nudibranch Behavior, Gymnodoris aurita has been documented feeding on Marionia. I highly doubt shops will carry this food source for their other species. Imagine paying $20 a meal to feed a $20 animal. And we thought gasoline in the US was high.

Locality: Lembeh Straits, Sulawesi Sea. Photographer: Constantinos Petrinos.

Dave Behrens

Behrens, D.W., 2006 (Apr 29) Re: Bought at local fish store. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Thanks Dave,
I missed that feeding record,
Bill Rudman

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