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Mask limpet

Lottia persona

Description:

This mottled limpet was seen eating abundantly visible algae on the rocks at low tide. Approximately 2” in length. Its movement was basically imperceptible.

Habitat:

Found in the pacific intertidal zone at Tongue Point Marine Life Sanctuary.

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3 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 6 months ago

Thank you, Neil!

Limpets are definitely peculiar, Tukup. Thanks for commenting. :-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 months ago

Nice spotting, Mauna.

Tukup
Tukup 7 months ago

Cool. I don't think I'd know a Limpet if I saw one. Thanks for sharing Mauna.

mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

Port Angeles, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 17, 2019
Submitted on Oct 17, 2020

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