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lexID: 12518 AphiaID: Scientific: Aplysia nigrocincta German: Seehase English: Seahare Category: Sea Hares Family tree: (Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Aplysia (Genus) > nigrocincta (Species) Occurrence: East Africa, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, the Seychelles, Vanuatu, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 2 - 30 Meter Size: 0.79" - 2.36" (2cm - 6cm) Temperature: - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) Food: algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Detritus, Zoobenthos Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2019-10-31 19:58:03
Last edit: 2019-10-31 20:15:31
Aplysia nigrocincta von Martens, 1880
Aplysia nigrocincta is probably the smallest species of Genus Aplysia in the Philippines, reaching a maximium length of about 6 cm. It's colour is very variable, mottled red-brown, green or black, the large parapodial flaps have a black and/or a whitish/cream edge.
This species is an algae grazer, feed zoobenthos and detritus.
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