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Plakina atka  (Sponge)

Photo of Plakina atka by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16021)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Rest Island, Knight Inlet Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 23, 2012
Elevation (m) -25
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.6641666666667
UTM Easting Longitude -126.024166666667
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16021
Notes Plakina atka. Brain sponge. Identification confirmed by Bill Austin. Not often seen by divers. However it is found in abundance on rock walls in Knight Inlet near the sill. Khoyatan Marine Lab Accession #1233. Family Plakinidae.


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