Aplysia californica   Cooper, 1863

California seahare

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Anaspidea | Aplysiidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 22 m (Ref. 865).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 70.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 822); max. published weight: 6.8 kg (Ref. 106182)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Assumed maximum length from Ref. 822. Feeds on red and green algae, especially Plocamium, Laurencia, Ulva and Enteromorpha (Ref. 822). Simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 106189); aggregate mating (Ref. 106182). Planktotrophic larvae; settlement and metamorphosis depends on substrate specificity (Ref. 100475).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 106189); aggregate mating (Ref. 106182). Planktotrophic larvae; settlement and metamorphosis depends on substrate specificity (Ref. 100475).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 844)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 13.4 - 27.1, mean 22 (based on 399 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (48 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown