Aplysia kurodai
(Baba, 1937)

Superfamily: APLYSIOIDEA
Family: Aplysiidae


Japan, Korea, China


Sogwipo, Cheju Island, South Korea; depth of
20 meters; March, 2001. Photo: Dong Bum, Koh.

Dark brownish or purplish-black and covered with a variable scattering of whitish translucent spots and patches. Secretes both purple and white ink, parapodia large and separated posteriorly. Grows to 30cm in length.

• Baba, K., (1937) Opisthobranchia of Japan (I). Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Kyushu Imperial University, 5(4): 195-236. (Pl.4)

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (June 12) Aplysia kurodai (Baba, 1937). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/aplykuro

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