Species under Aplysia
n= 27
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aplysia argus
Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830
Aplysia brasiliana
Rang, 1828
Mottled seahare Western Atlantic 27
Aplysia californica
Cooper, 1863
California seahare Pacific Ocean 70
Aplysia cedrosensis
Bartsch & Rehder, 1939
Cedros seahare Eastern Central Pacific 40
Aplysia cervina
(Dall & Simpson, 1901)
Western Atlantic 10
Aplysia concava
Sowerby I, 1833
Western Pacific
Aplysia dactylomela
Rang, 1828
Black spotted seahare Circumglobal in tropical and temperate warm seas and introduced in the Mediterranean 41
Aplysia depilans
Gmelin, 1791
Mediterranean 40
Aplysia donca
Marcus & Marcus, 1960
Western Atlantic
Aplysia extraordinaria
(Allan, 1932)
Extraordinary sea hare Southwest Pacific
Aplysia fasciata
Poiret, 1789
Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 40
Aplysia japonica
Sowerby I, 1869
Northwest Pacific
Aplysia juliana
Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Juliana's seahare Circumglobal tropical and temperate seas; Found in all warm water 30
Aplysia keraudreni
Rang, 1828
Eastern Central Pacific
Aplysia kurodai
(Baba, 1937)
Kuroda's sea hare Western Pacific 34
Aplysia morio
(Verrill, 1901)
Sooty seahare Western Atlantic 40
Aplysia nigrocincta
von Martens, 1880
Indo-West Pacific
Aplysia oculifera
Adams & Reeve, 1850
Ocellated sea hare Indo-Pacific and Southeast Atlantic 15
Aplysia parvula
Mörch, 1863
Little sea hare Circumglobal tropical, temperate seas and the Mediterranean Sea 19
Aplysia punctata
Cuvier, 1804
Spotted sea hare Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and the Arctic 20
Aplysia reticulata
(Eliot, 1903)
Indo-West Pacific 11
Aplysia reticulopoda
Beeman, 1960
Net-foot seahare Eastern Pacific
Aplysia sowerbyi
Pilsbry, 1895
Sowerby's sea hare Indo-West Pacific
Aplysia sydneyensis
Sowerby, 1869
Indo-West Pacific 15
Aplysia tarda
(Verrill, 1901)
Western Atlantic
Aplysia vaccaria
Winkler, 1955
Black seahare Eastern Pacific 99
Aplysia willcoxi
Heilprin, 1886
Western Central Atlantic
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