Elysia tuca Marcus & Marcus, 1967
sacoglossan sea slug
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Family:  Elysiidae ()
Max. size:  4 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 30 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Very common. Feeds on Halimeda (Ref. 415). Found on submergent vegetation (Ref. 109264).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 05.07.16
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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