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Dendrochiton flectens  (Painted Chiton)

Photo of Dendrochiton flectens by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2220)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 35 meters on cobble
Photo Date Upload Date October 25, 2007
Elevation (m)
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2220
Notes This variable (but always beautiful) chiton is unusual in having a 'comb' of 4-6 long curved hairs that extend backwards from posterior end. Photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.


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