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Mask limpet

Lottia persona


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


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

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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 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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