May 4, 2000
From: Bill Rudman
In today's message from Bob Bolland he mentions observing possible bite marks (predation damage) on many of the Pleurobranchus mamillatus and I mentioned my observations in Tanzania of large Pleurobranchus forskalii being eaten by turtles.
As I say there, one big gap in our knowledge is what actually eats Sea Slugs. Except in rare cases such information, where it exists, is published not in the malacological literature, where we would look, but in the literature associated with predator, for example fish biology journals. I think this is a good time to add a page for predation records where we can gradually accumulate such information on who/what eats sea slugs. So here is the page. It's basically empty at present, so any records/observations would be appreciated.
Bill Rudman.Rudman, W.B., 2000 (May 4) A new page - Predation Records. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/2358
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