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Petalifera ramosa

Petalifera ramosa, 2018

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lexID:
5606 
AphiaID:
181222 
Scientific:
Petalifera ramosa 
German:
Seehase 
English:
Sea Hare 
Category:
Lepri di mare 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Petalifera (Genus) > ramosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Baba, 1959 
Occurrence:
Cuba, Costa Rica, Atlantico centrale, Australia, Caraibi, Filippine, Golfo del Messico, Pacifico occidentale 
Size:
5 cm - 8 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Kelp, Alghe 
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
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
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.

External links

  1. Philippinen Sea Slugs (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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