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Placiphorella pacifica  (White Veiled Chiton)

Photo of Placiphorella pacifica by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2291)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Chatham Strait, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Deep water, below 150 meters
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2291
Notes This deepwater chiton is usually seen on barnacles, corals, etc. brought up by deepsea fishing gear. This specimen was on giant deepsea barnacles (Balanus evermanni) snagged by crab pots.


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