E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Mopalia imporcata  (Branch-Haired Mopalia)

Photo of Mopalia imporcata by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2282)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 35 meters on cobble
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2282
Notes This small (~2 cm) chiton is often found on small cobbles and shells in the subtidal zone. The strong sculpture is distinct. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.


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