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Lirabuccinum dirum  (Dire Whelk)

Photo of Lirabuccinum dirum by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2243)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location John Brown's Beach, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocks, mid to high intertidal
Photo Date July 01, 2007 Upload Date October 26, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2243
Notes This common species is recognized by the incised spiral lines on the shell and brown interior. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.


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