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Mopalia muscosa  (Mossy Chiton)

Photo of Mopalia muscosa by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2286)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Port Gamble, Washington Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Mid to upper intertidal zone
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2286
Notes This common and conspicuous species is easily recognized by the very thick, stiff girdle hairs. The inside of the plates is usually a bright blue.

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