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Profile lexID: 12518 AphiaID: Scientific: Aplysia nigrocincta German: Seehase English: Seahare Category: Lièvres de mer Family tree: (Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Aplysia (Genus) > nigrocincta (Species) Occurrence: , Mozambique Afrique de l'Est, île Maurice, îles Marschall, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Pacifique Ouest, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Seychelles, Vanuatu Sea depth: 2 - 30 Meter Size: 2 cm - 6 cm Temperature: °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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