Aplysia californica

Cooper, 1863

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Aplysia californica from Bahia de Banderas, Mexico
Identification verified by Richard Willan
 

Identification is verified by Richard Willan, Nudi Pixel expert

Comment from Richard Willan: I think this is more likely Aplysia californica (Aplysiidae). Normally it’s easy to tell Aplysia californica apart from Aplysia juliana because the parapodia of Aplysia californica fuse much lower down on the back, but that is not clear from this photo, so my guess is based on coloration.
 

Location:Bahia de Banderas, Mexico
Photographer:Alicia Hermosillo
Camera:Nikon Coolpix 995View EXIF properties
Taken on:December 27, 2007
Viewed:2317 times
Posted:9 years ago
Updated:9 years ago

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Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Anaspidea
Family:Aplysiidae
Species:Aplysia californica