Aplysia dactylomela   Rang,  1828 (Sea Slug)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Anaspidea
Family:Aplysiidae

Image copyrights: Bill Rudman

Description
Size: Max length 40.0 cm TL (male)

Color: Color variation with relatively thin black lines and rings.

Characterised by relatively tough, leathery parapodia and large dark or black rings, and blackish reticulate lines. Black markings on both the outside and inside of the parapodia.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Raghunathan, C; Gupta, SR; Wangikar, U and Lakhmapurkar, J (2004) A record of live corals along the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat, Arabian Sea Current Science Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences 87(8) 1131-1138 Available at - http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/oct252004/1131.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (1998) Sea Slug Forum Australian Museum Available at - http://www.seaslugforum.net/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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