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diameter 350 microns long, captured in a near surface plankton net 60-80 ft of water 6 am wind northwest about 7mph in kayak about 3/4 - 1 mile from shore


leeward coastal island

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LauraMaria 8 years ago

Hey cool, this is a pteropod, a kind of planktonic snail! Based on the shape of this one's shell and your location, it's more than likely Limacina inflata, though it's always hard to tell from dead specimens. But definitely Limacina sp. Very, very nice find!

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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Apr 2, 2013
Submitted on Apr 6, 2013

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