Photo & copyright by: Erwin Köhler, Maya, Cebu Island, Philippines

Aplysia nigrocincta  von Martens, 1880
Aplysia parvula  Mörch, 1863 has been split into ten different species within 4 species complexes plus 2 undescribed species.
This is part of the Aplysia elongata–nigrocincta species complex, for a correct identification is DNA-analysis needed.

Photo details:
size: 36 mm
depth: 8 m
date: 13 March 2005
country: Philippines
location: Malapascua Island
dive site: Kalanggaman
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Aplysia nigrocincta
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Aplysia nigrocincta


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