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Profile lexID: 5389 AphiaID: 370566 Scientific: Syphonota geographica German: Geografischer Seehase English: Geographic Sea Hare Category: Søharer Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Syphonota (Genus) > geographica (Species) Initial determination: (A. Adams & Reeve, ), 1850 Occurrence: Australien, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Marshall øerne, Middelhavet, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Syd Afrika, Sydlige Stillehav, Vestlige Stillehav Sea depth: Meter Size: bis zu 17cm Temperature: 20°C - 28°C Food: Alger Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2013-05-04 10:06:23
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Syphonota geographica, (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Syphonota geographica is the only species within this genus Syphonota.This sea hare differs from the other Aplysiidae genera, through the position of the rhinophores, which are further back.The body colour is whitish to green, with brown specks and a network of white lines,hence Syphonota the name 'geographica'.Syphonota geographica lives in shallow water on sandy bottom.
Syphonota geographica feeds on leaf shaped seaweeds and sea grasses.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Anaspidea (Order) > Aplysioidea (Superfamily) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Syphonota (Genus)
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