Aplysia parvula

Guilding in Morch, 1863

Aplysia parvula
Photographed by: Guido Zsilavecz

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

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #25857
Strange colours - let's see if more turn up.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #35310
Note that there are two specimens, which appear to be mating.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #10030
The sperm groove is clearly visible, going from under the rhinophore back towards the parapodium.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #8510
strange colours? yellow edges to rhinophores and parapodia.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #18843
Interesting array of colours! but the body form is typical.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #10986
Yes, the common colour form in the Red Sea.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #741
An individual belonging to the tropical western Pacific Ocean colour form, which is dark overall with a pale margin to the parapodia.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #588
This individual is typical of the populations from the Cape Peninsula that bear clusters of white spots and no black lines edging the parapodia and tentacles.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #267
An individual belonging to the tropical western Pacific Ocean colour form, which is dark overall with a pale margin to the parapodia.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #412
An individual belonging to the tropical western Pacific Ocean colour form, which is dark overall with a pale margin to the parapodia.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #276
Individuals from tropical Asia are consistently paler in colour than those from temperate countries. This is one of the darkest individuals I have seen.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #100
This small species has an enormous colour variation.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1320
Individuals from tropical Asia are consistently paler in colour than those from temperate countries.

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Pictures of Aplysia parvula

Aplysia cf. parvula from Similan Islands, ThailandIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Aplysia parvula from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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Aplysia parvula from Mabul, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Aplysia parvula from Anilao, PhilippinesIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Aplysia parvula from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Aplysia parvula from Oahu, Hawaii, USAIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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Aplysia parvula from Moorea, French PolynesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
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