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Acmaea mitra  (Whitecap Limpet)

Photo of Acmaea mitra by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2039)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocks with coralline algae
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2039
Notes Shell is notable for being about as tall as long, nearly circular outline, and solid white color. Shell is often covered with the pink coralline algae that is also its food. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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