White-speckled Seahare

Aplysia argus

''Aplysia argus'' is a species of gastropod mollusc in the genus ''Aplysia'', native to the Indo-Pacific region.
Spotted Sea Hare - Aplysia argus Like all Seahares, the Aplysia argus also has the ability to squirt ink, which is purplish in colour as a defensive mechanism. Aplysia argus,Geotagged,Malapascua,Philippines,Sea Hare,Spotted sea hare,Summer,cebu

Appearance

This species has long been confused with ''Aplysia dactylomela'' because they are morphologically very similar, but genetic studies have shown that those found in the Indo-Pacific are indeed a distinct species

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionMollusca
ClassGastropoda
OrderAplysiida
FamilyAplysiidae
GenusAplysia
SpeciesA. argus
Photographed in
Philippines