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Gumboot Chiton

Cryptochiton stelleri


The largest chiton I have ever seen. It was alive, but definitely not in good shape. I found it on the beach covered in sand, but still slightly moving. I put it in a tide pool in the hopes that it would survive, but I'm not sure if it was too late.


Sandy beach

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Alaska, USA

Lat: 57.82, Long: -152.35

Spotted on Jul 15, 2019
Submitted on Aug 22, 2019

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