Profile lexID: 12518 AphiaID: 1349546 Scientific: Aplysia nigrocincta German: Seehase English: Seahare Category: Lepri di mare Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Aplysia (Genus) > nigrocincta (Species) Initial determination: von Martens, 1880 Occurrence: , Mozambique Africa occidentale, Filippine, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Marshall, Mauritius, Pacifico occidentale, Papua Nuova Guinea, Seychelles, Vanuatu Sea depth: 2 - 30 Meter Size: 2 cm - 6 cm Temperature: °C - 28°C Food: Zoobenthos, algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Detriti 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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Created: 2019-10-31 19:58:03
Last edit: 2020-08-21 20:50:35
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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