This is one of two species of Aplysia found in California, and is distinguished by its variable color and more ruffled parapodial flaps that are more open than the other species, Aplysia vaccaria, which is usually larger and black in color.
The color of the one below looks like it could be A. vaccaria, but we're putting it here due to the somewhat open parapodia.
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Created 15 November 2008
Updated 7 February 2018
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