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Clione limacina  (Sea Angel)

Photo of Clione limacina by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #86151)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Howe Sound Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine, pelagic
Photo Date May 19, 2011 Upload Date December 07, 2015
Elevation (m) -5
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.57595
UTM Easting Longitude -123.276683333333
UTM Northing Photo ID # 86151
Notes Sea angel. Phylum Mollusca, Class Gastropoda, Order Gymnosomata, Family Clionidae. To 3 cm long, much larger in the Arctic (to 8 cm). Found in cold and temperate waters from the surface down to 600 metres. For more information, see Wrobel and Mills, 1998, Pacific Coast Pelagic Invertebrates.

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