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Turritropis insignis  (Gastropod)

Photo of Turritropis insignis by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2306)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Middle Island, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 10 meters on mud
Photo Date Upload Date October 28, 2007
Elevation (m)
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2306
Notes This subtidal species commonly lacks the hairy periostracum seen on most members of this family. When periostracum is present it is very thin and with fine, small hairs.


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