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Mopalia lignosa  (Woody Chiton)

Photo of Mopalia lignosa by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2284)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Halibut Point, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocky areas, lower intertidal
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2284
Notes This common species is distinguished by the feather-like dark pattern on the plates. The background color is most often a dark forest green, but occasionally you find one with white or yellow. Live photo taken with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera submerged in shallow aquarium.

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