Aplysia juliana

Aplysia juliana  Quoy & Gaimard, 1832

Aplysia juliana @ Roatan, Honduras, Caribbean 24-12-2009 by Mickey Charteris




































Aplysia juliana  Quoy & Gaimard, 1832

 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 138756).

  • Aplysia (Metaplysia) badistes Pilsbry, 1951
  • Aplysia brunnea Hutton, 1875
  • Aplysia hamiltoni Kirk, 1882
  • Aplysia juliana var. quoyana Engel & Eales, 1957
  • Aplysia petiti Risbec, 1929
  • Aplysia rangiana d’Orbigny, 1837
  • Aplysia sandvichensis G. B. Sowerby I, 1869
  • Aplysia sibogae Bergh, 1905
  • Aplysia woodi Bergh, 1908
  • Syphonota bipes Pease, 1860
  • Tethys capensis O’Donoghue, 1929




Known georeferenced records of the species: Aplysia juliana
: GROC 2010-2011
: Enric Madrenas
: João Pedro Silva
: Bernard Picton
: Manuel Ballesteros.
: M@re Nostrum
: Altres fonts
: Marine Regions

References for the species: Aplysia juliana

    We have not yet published references for Iberian coasts of: Aplysia juliana.


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Pontes, Miquel, Manuel Ballesteros, Enric Madrenas (2012-2020) "Aplysia juliana" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 08/02/2018, Accessed: 07/04/2020 at (https://opistobranquis.info/en/xrmOx)

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