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Laqueus vancouveriensis  (Brachiopod)

Photo of Laqueus vancouveriensis by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #62003)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Tzoonie Narrows, Narrows Inlet, BC Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date February 13, 2014
Elevation (m) -10
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.7119444444444
UTM Easting Longitude -123.775277777778
UTM Northing Photo ID # 62003
Notes California lamp shell (brachiopod). Reaches 4 cm across. Found in very high densities in some fjords such as Narrows Inlet. Recent studies (MacKinnon and Long, 2000) have determined that the use of other names such as L. californianus and L. californicus is incorrect.


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