aplysia aplysia

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  • (n) type genus of the family Aplysiidae

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  1. Shore Scene: The Ocean’s Oxymoron 8/16/13

    By Mia Davidson and Jan Sattler The California sea hare (Aplysia californica) derives its name from the four protrusions on either side of its head that are suggestive of rabbit’s ears. The slow moving gastropod resembles a giant slug and is typically eight inches long but can reach up to 16 inches. Colored a mottled […] The post Shore Scene: The Ocean’s Oxymoron 8/16/13 appeared first on Laguna ...
    on August 16, 2013     Source: The Laguna Beach Independent

  2. Laguna Shore Scene: A California Hermaphrodite

    By Mia Davidson and Jan Sattler The California sea hare (Aplysia californica) derives its name from the four protrusions on either side of its head that are suggestive of rabbit’s ears. The slow moving gastropod resembles a giant slug and is typically eight inches long but can reach up to 16 inches. Colored a mottled […] The post Laguna Shore Scene: A California Hermaphrodite appeared first on ...
    on August 16, 2013     Source: The Laguna Beach Independent

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