Hexabranchus sanguineus

Here are some references dealing with aspects of the biology and natural history of Hexabranchus sanguineus. Any additions would be welcome.
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•Double,T (1992) Here be giants. BBC Wildlife 10(5, May), 34-40.

•Edmunds,M (1968) On the swimming and defensive response of Hexabranchus marginatus (Mollusca, Nudibranchia). Journal of the Linnean Society, (Zoology) 47(313): 425-429.

•Francis,MP (1980) Habitat, food and reproductive activity of the nudibranch Hexabranchus sanguineus on Tongatapu Island. The Veliger 22(3): 252-258. (Figs 1-4)

•Gohar,HAF; Soliman,GN (1963) The biology and development of Hexabranchus sanguineus (Ruppell & Leuckart) (Gastropoda, Nudibranchiata). Publications of the Marine Biological Station, Al-Ghardaqa, Egypt, 12: 219-247. (Pls.l-2)

•Pawlik,JR; Kernan,MR; Molinski,TF; Harper,MK; Faulkner,DJ (1988) Defensive chemicals of the spanish dancer nudibranch Hexabranchus sanguineus and its egg ribbons: macrolides derived from a sponge diet. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 119: 99-109.

•Roesener,JA; Scheuer,PJ (1986): Ulapualide A and B, extraordinary antitumor macrolides from nudibranch eggmasses. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 108: 846-847.

•Thompson,TE (1972): Observations on Hexabranchus from the Australian Great Barrier Reef (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia). The Veliger, 15(1): 1-5.

•Young,DK (1969) The functional morphology of the feeding apparatus of some Indo-West Pacific dorid nudibranchs. Malacologia, 9(2): 421-446.

•Kernan,MR; Faulkner,DJ (1987) Halichondramide, an antifungal macrolide frim the sponge Halichondria sp. Tetrahedron Letters, 28: 2809-2812.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (November 19) Hexabranchus sanguineus. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/hexaref