Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 07/15/06, 08/13/06. © Peter J. Bryant

California Sea Hare

Aplysia californica

Tectibranchiata: Aplysiidae

Native to the Pacific coast of California, United States, and northwestern Mexico (including the Sea of Cortez).

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Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 07/15/06, 08/13/06. © Peter J. Bryant

Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 07/15/06, 08/13/06. © Peter J. Bryant

Juvenile, ~1.5cm. Washed ashore at Crystal Cove State Park, Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 08/27/15. © Peter J. Bryant
 

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, Los Angeles County, CA. 1-1-14. © Ron Hemberger.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, San Pedro, Los Angeles County, CA. 1-1-14. © Ron Hemberger.