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Ngakihi kopio (circular slipper limpet)

Sigapatella novaezelandiae


A very common native limpet species, the circular slipper limpet, spotted at Shelly bay, Wellington NZ.

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DespinaTsafetopoulou 11 years ago

Dear @Helena k, of course a limpet its a sea snail, but here in project Noah we try to be as specific as we can, for conservation reasons. So its not just any sea snail, but a Circular slipper limpet, (scientific name: Sigapatella novaezelandiae), an endemic NZ species :)

Helena k
Helena k 11 years ago

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Wellington, New Zealand

Spotted on Jan 20, 2012
Submitted on Jan 3, 2013

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