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Terebratulina unguicula  (Snake's Head Lamp Shell)

Photo of Terebratulina unguicula by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #62005)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sechelt Inlet, BC Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date February 13, 2014
Elevation (m) -30
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.56725
UTM Easting Longitude -123.80295
UTM Northing Photo ID # 62005
Notes Snake's head lamp shell (brachiopod). Usually less than 2 cm across. Found in very high densities in Sechelt Inlet below 30 m depth. Shells are often covered with yellow or orange encrusting sponges.


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