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Stylocheilus striatus

Stylocheilus striatusis 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.


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lexID:
7005 
AphiaID:
224662 
Scientific:
Stylocheilus striatus 
German:
Gestreifter Seehase 
English:
Sea Hare 
Category:
Lièvres de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Stylocheilus (Genus) > striatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, ), 1832 
Sea depth:
2 - 8 Meter 
Size:
1.5 cm - 6.5 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-01-03 17:22:57 

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Stylocheilus striatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)

This small sea hare have a cream coloured body with fine, longitudinal brown lines often decorated with blue and gold ocelli.Stylocheilus striatus feeds on cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) of the genus Lyngbya. This species is primarily nocturnal.

Large numbers of this species often found on the bottom.Stylocheilus striatus releases a purple dye when disturbed.

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Seaslugs of Hawaii (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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