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Lirularia succincta  (Tucked Topsnail)

Photo of Lirularia succincta by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2368)

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Photo Location John Brown's Beach, Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat On rocks, mid to low intertidal
Photo Date October 27, 2007 Upload Date November 06, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2368
Notes These small (~5-6 mm) snails may be very common but are easily missed. I typically find them by searching through mats of coralline algae on large rocks. The silver-colored shell with strong spiral cords is distinctive. Photo taken at night with Pentax Optio W10 underwater camera.

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