Body shape slug-like with gill structures internal. Pattern includes shades or colours of grey, brown and/or green. Animal up to 20 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.
Tidal pools and seagrass beds, to depth of 20 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