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Cadulus aberrans  (Aberrant Toothshell)

Photo of Cadulus aberrans by <a href="www.ronshimek.com">Ronald Shimek</a>
© Ronald Shimek (Photo ID #39416)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location From Trevor Channel near the mouth. Photographer Ronald Shimek
Habitat Relatively clean sand.
Photo Date June 15, 1984 Upload Date May 21, 2013
Elevation (m) -100
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.8155555555556
UTM Easting Longitude -125.211388888889
UTM Northing Photo ID # 39416
Notes Gadila aberrans is common in sandy high energy deep water habitats where it preys on foraminiferans. The sexes my be distinguished in the adults as the females brownish ovary is visible through the shell and contrasts with the males' bright white testes. These are females.

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