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Sap Suckers; Sacoglossa

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 in | 0 comments

The Sap Suckers are strictly vegetarian Sea Slugs, and not so often noticed when scuba diving. They all live on algae in some way or other. Costasiella kuroshimae; Limapontiidae Size no more than 4mm! Found on Avrainvillea algae, maybe on Sargassum seaweed too. 19 Photos Costasiella usagi; Limapontiidae Another really small sap-sucking sea slug, similar in appearance to Costasiella kuroshimae. 11 Photos Elysia marginata; Plakobranchidae A larger sap sucking sea slug, maybe 3 cm long, with elongated parapodia. Previously misnamed E. ornata, which is exclusive to the Caribbean......

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