Primer registro de Aplysia morio (A.E. Verrill, 1901) (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) para Venezuela.
Opisthobranch molluscs are mainly marine and can be found in shore waters. One of their principalfeatures is the lost of the calcarean shell, which in some groups of opisthobranchs is substituted by ceratas. For the Venezuelan coast has been reported seven species of the Aplysiomorpha, commonly known as as sea slugs or sea hares: Aplysia juliana, A. dactylomela, A. cervina, A. parvula, A. brasiliana, Bursatella leachii and Dolabrifera dolabrifera. In this study is reported for the first time Aplysia morio in Venezuela, found specifically at two locations of the Nueva Esparta State, playa Valdés (Margarita Island) and bahia de Charagato (Cubagua Island). The current distribution of A. morio is from Rhode Island to Texas (USA) continuing to México, Bahamas, Trinidad and Venezuela.
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