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Calliostoma annulatum  (Purple-Ringed Topsnail)

Photo of Calliostoma annulatum by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2045)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 35 meters on cobbles
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2045
Notes These are common under the right location, but always a joy to find! This specimen was dredged from an encrusted cobble bottom. The animal of this snail rivals the shell in beauty. Photo taken with a Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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