sea hare

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sea hare

n.
Any of various small marine gastropod mollusks having projections on the head that resemble rabbit ears.

sea hare

n
(Animals) any of various marine gastropods of the order Aplysiomorpha (or Anaspidea), esp Aplysia punctata, having a soft body with an internal shell and two pairs of earlike tentacles

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n.
any sluglike marine gastropod mollusk, genus Aplysia, having a pair of tentacles resembling rabbit ears.
[1585–95]
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Noun1.sea hare - naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentaclessea hare - naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentacles
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
Aplysia, genus Aplysia, genus Tethus, Tethys - type genus of the family Aplysiidae
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On the Anaspidea (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) of the warm waters of the western Atlantic.
1 (9) -- l -- Anaspidea Aplrsia raccaria Winkler, -- >50 19+ 1955, CASIZ 189306 Nudipleura: Pleurobranchidae Berthella strongi 89.
Species Location COl-trnV-16S 18S rRNA rRNA HETEROBRANCHIA LOWER HETEROBRANCHIA Acteonoidea Micromelo undata - AY345014 DQ093443 OPISTHOBRANCHIA Cephalaspidea Philine aperta - AY345016 DQ093438 Umbraculoidea Tylodina perversa - AY345024 AY427496 Anaspidea Aplysia californica - AY569552 AY039804 Nudipleura Bathyberthella - AY345027 AF249219 antarctica Acochlidiacea Unela glandulifera - EF489328 AY427517 PYRAMIDELLOIDEA Turbonilla sp.