Hairy sea-mat - Electra pilosa

Scientific names: Elektra is the name given to a number of woman in Greek mythology: An okeanid (freshwater nymph) called Elektra was the mother of Iris and the herbivores; Elektra was also the name of Atlas´s daughter, who together with Zeus became the tribal mother till Troys ruling class. Furthermore Elektra was the daughter to the king and queen in Mykenes (she who complains). Pilosus is Latin and means hairy.

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