Typically found in the intertidal zone at the water's edge at a mean distance from sea level of -96.75 meters (-317.42 feet).
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- C. Linnaeus, 1758
- (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Grobben, 1908
- (C. Linnaeus, 1758) Cuvier, 1795
- Cuvier, 1795
- Snails and Slugs
- Ponder & Lindberg, 1996
- J.E. Gray, 1840
- Order: Anaspidea () - Milne-Edwards, 1848 - Sea Hares
- Superorder: Heterobranchia () - J.E. Gray, 1840
- Subclass: Orthogastropoda () - Ponder & Lindberg, 1996
- Class: Gastropoda () - Cuvier, 1795 - Snails and Slugs
- Phylum: Mollusca () - (C. Linnaeus, 1758) Cuvier, 1795 - Molluscs
- Superphylum: Eutrochozoa ()
- Branch: Protostomia () - Grobben, 1908
- Subkingdom: Bilateria () - (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Kingdom: Animalia () - C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Status: Accepted Name
Last scrutiny: 30-Aug-2000
Members of the genus Aplysia
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 8 species and subspecies in this genus:
A. brasiliana (Mottled Seahare) · A. californica (California Seahare) · A. dactylomela (Spotted Seahare) · A. juliana (Walking Seahare) · A. morio (Atlantic Black Seahare) · A. parvula (Pygmy Seahare) · A. reticulopoda (Net-Foot Seahare) · A. vaccaria (California Black Seahare)
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Accessed through GBIF Data Portal November 24, 2007:
- Academy of Natural Sciences, Academy of Natural Sciences OBIS Mollusc Database [Darwin Core]
- Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, MarBEF Publication Series data
- Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, Taxonomic Information Sytem for the Belgian coastal area
- UK National Biodiversity Network, Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland - Mollusc
- data for Great Britain and Ireland
- UK National Biodiversity Network, Marine Biological Association - Marine survey data
- held by MarLIN.
- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 506677
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: ITS-78036
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 2490700
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 78036
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 511061