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    • Aplysia californica
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    • California Seahare
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    • Babosa borracha

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Recent observations

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

About 2" long

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:27 PM PDT

Description

About 5" long. Found injured in the sun on top of the dock - possibly captured, tasted and rejected by the nearby cormorants? Rehydrated and released.

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Observer

rdm24

Date

June 30, 2007

Description

In the tidepools near abalone cove

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Observer

rdm24

Date

July 12, 2007

Description

At Bolsa Chica

Photos / Sounds

What

Babosa borracha Aplysia californica

Observer

atakamara

Date

April 4, 2014 06:44 AM MST

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

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mcduck

Date

November 22, 1971

Description

36mm total length.
Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 12, 2014 06:43 AM PDT

Description

Three big ones (about 1' long) found in a nearly dry small pool. Rehydrated for photos.

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

captnemo

Date

July 20, 2010

Description

Seen while diving at Anacapa, Channel Islands.

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

kueda

Date

May 18, 2014 07:16 AM PDT

Description

Biggest I've ever seen, at least 30 cm, could probably stretch out further.

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caius

Date

April 27, 2014

Description

Awesome camouflage! They were everywhere!

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Observer

ottertroph

Date

April 1, 2014 11:53 AM PDT

Description

California sea hare

Photos / Sounds

What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

nlaroche

Date

March 4, 2014

Description

Hard to ID when not in the water, but I think they are aplysia claifornicus? They were about 2-3 inches long. There were at least 50 on the beach after the storms this weekend.

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Description from Wikipedia

The California sea hare also known as the California sea slug, scientific name Aplysia californica, is a species of sea slug, specifically a sea hare, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the sea hare family, Aplysiidae.

No range data available.