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Tonicella insignis  (White-Lined Chiton)

Photo of Tonicella insignis by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2271)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location John Brown's Beach, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocky areas, lower intertidal
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2271
Notes This chiton is the largest of the Tonicella species, commonly over 5 cm in length. The fine white lines distinguish this chiton from any other local species. Live photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.


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