Plocamopherus ocellatus

Plocamopherus ocellatus Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828

Plocamopherus ocellatus @ Movenpick Beach, Beirut, Lebanon 26.09.2015 by Sonja Ooms
















































Plocamopherus ocellatus  Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828

 Classification according to Bouchet et al. (2017)
Taxonomic source: World Register of Marine Species (AphiaID: 141712).



  • Plocamopherus. From Greek “plokamos”, hair tress + “-pherus”, from Latin “fero”, a combining form meaning “bearing”, “producing”, “yielding”, “containing”, “conveying” used in the formation of compound words.
  • Ocellatus. From Latin “ocellatus”, with small eyes, or eye-shaped stains.

Alien species.

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


    Western Mediterranean:0 out of 5 stars
    Eastern Mediterranean:1 out of 5 stars
    Atlantic Ocean:0 out of 5 stars

This chart displays the monthly observation probability for Plocamopherus ocellatus based on our own records.

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Ballesteros, M., Madrenas, E. & Pontes, M. (2022) "Plocamopherus ocellatus" in OPK-Opistobranquis. Published: 19/09/2014. Accessed: 30/11/2022. Available at (

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