Geographic Sea Hare (Syphonota geographica)

Also known as Aplesiid Sea Hare, Aplesiid Slug, Nudibranch

Description

Also known as Aplesiid Sea Hare, Aplesiid Slug, Nudibranch.

Found singly or in pairs often partially buried over shallow, sand and seagrass areas of lagoons and coastal reefs. They are able to swim by flapping their mantle.
They feed nocturnally on brown, green and red algae.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 6-8m
Circumtropical

Opisthobranchia - Nudibranchs - Sea Slugs meaning "naked gills" are molluscs without a hard shell. Ref: http://www.seaslugforum.net/showall/syphgeog

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