E-Fauna Photo Gallery

Tresus capax  (Fat Gaper)

Photo of Tresus capax by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2339)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sage Beach, Sitka Sound Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Gravel, sand, low intertidal
Photo Date Upload Date November 01, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2339
Notes The fat gaper or horseclam is proportionally much shorter than the pacific gaper. Both species commonly house a pair of pea crabs, Pinnixa littoralis or Pinnixa faba.


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