Elysia viridis   (Montagu, 1804)

green elysia
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Sacoglossa | Elysiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean: South Africa and Northern Europe.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 866)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on Bryopsis and Halimeda. Feeds upon several species of siphonaceous green algae, especially Codium fragile and Codium stephensiae (Ref. 866).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gosliner, T. 1987. (Ref. 866)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown