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Arctomelon stearnsii  (Alaskan Volute)

Photo of Arctomelon stearnsii by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2042)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Chthatham Straits, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Deep water on mud
Photo Date February 01, 2007 Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2042
Notes These rarely seen large snails are sometimes retrieved from deep-water crab pots (often below 100 meters). They are the only BC representative of a large and colorful tropical family. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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