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Eastern Emerald Elysia

Elysia chlorotica Gould 1870

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Elysia chlorotica (Eastern Emerald Elysia) is a species of snails in the family Plakobranchidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and The Nearctic. Dead Eastern Emerald Elysia form shallow marine sediments. They are solitary, diurnal herbivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of eastern emerald elysia. View this species on GBIF