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.
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.