Petalifera ramosais commonly referred to as sea hare. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 5606 AphiaID: 181222 Scientific: Petalifera ramosa German: Seehase English: Sea Hare Category: Lièvres de mer Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Petalifera (Genus) > ramosa (Species) Initial determination: Baba, 1959 Size: 5 cm - 8 cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C 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: 2013-06-05 21:58:47
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Petalifera ramosa (Baba, 1959)
Petalifera ramosa is a sea hare with a brown or green backround colour.This species feeds on the algae genus Padina.
It can swim, when disturbed.
Petalifera ramosa is a cosmopolit, he lives both, in the Western Pacific but also in the Atlantic. His body color camouflages them well when grazing on the brown alga Padina, its main food.
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