Body shape slug-like with gill structures internal. Pattern includes shades or colours of red, brown and/or green. Animal up to about 5 cm long.
This species is in the same genus as the largest known opisthobranch, Aplysia vaccaria, which grows up to 90 cm long, weighs up to 14 kg and lives in Californian waters. Additional species of sea hares occur in the Bass Strait area, but some of their identities have yet to be confirmed.
Among seaweed and seagrass, to depth of 50 m.
Tropical and temperate oceans, including Australia.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed