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Aplysia parvula

Guilding in Morch, 1863

Little sea-hare

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
Links
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Aplysia parvula (Guilding in Morch, 1863)
Synonyms :
Classification : Anaspidea ( Sea hares )
 
Name : Petit li?vre de mer
Name : Little sea-hare
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
Probably the smallest species of Aplysia, reaching a maximium length of about 6cm. Usually a mottled brown or green body, but sometimes a more uniform colour, it usually has a dark border to the parapodia, and the large mantle foramen. The tips of tentacles are usually darker than the background colour.
Possible confusions
There is a similarly sized and shaped species which is black with pale borders (Aplysia cf. parvula, Guilding in Morch, 1863).
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
Feed of seaweeds
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Interaction with other species
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Grass
Seaweeds
Geographical distribution
World-wide distribution in tropical to warm temperate waters.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://conchology.com.ne.kr/main/Opisthobranchia/Aplysia%20parvula.htm
http://marenostrum.org/opistobranquios/aparvula/
http://rfbolland.com/okislugs/aplypar2.html
http://slugsite.us/bow/nudwk323.htm
http://umiushi.zive.net/HTML_eng/Aplysia_parvula.html
http://www.edge-of-reef.com/opistobranchi/opi/OPIAplysiaparvulaen.htm
http://www.medslugs.de/E/Atl-W/Aplysia_parvula.htm
http://www.seaslugforum.net/aplyparv.htm
http://www.vibrantsea.net/aplysia27_anilao10.html

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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
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Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 27/03/2003

Updates :
Christophe Naslain - 27/03/2003


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