Japan, Korea, China
Sogwipo, Cheju Island, South Korea; depth of
20 meters; March, 2001. Photo: Dong Bum, Koh.
Dark brownish or purplish-black and covered with a variable scattering of whitish translucent spots and patches. Secretes both purple and white ink, parapodia large and separated posteriorly. Grows to 30cm in length.
• Baba, K., (1937) Opisthobranchia of Japan (I). Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Kyushu Imperial University, 5(4): 195-236. (Pl.4)
Rudman, W.B., 2002 (June 12) Aplysia kurodai (Baba, 1937). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/aplykuro
Sea Hares in Taiwan
From: Vincent Y. Chen, October 30, 2006
Aplysia extraordinaria ? from Korea
From: Dong Bum Koh, February 27, 2006
Shell visible in Aplysia kurodai
From: Dong Bum Koh, June 7, 2005
Aplysia kurodai from Korea
From: Ronald Noseworthy, June 19, 2002
Aplysia kurodai & A. juliana
From: Ron Noseworthy, June 14, 2002