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Mopalia cirrata  (Long-Haired Chiton)

Photo of Mopalia cirrata by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2278)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Port Gamble, Washington Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat On boulders in the lowest intertidal and subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2278
Notes This small (~2 cm) chiton is immediately recognizable by the abundant very long girdle hairs. These are quite common in some areas, but often overlooked.

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