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Rose petal bubble shell

Hydatina physis

Description:

The shell is a distinctive, large "bubble", up to 5 cm long, with wavy, brown to black lines. The animal is spectacular rose brown with a vivid light blue margin along the edges, and is much too large to retract into its shell

Habitat:

Intertidal rock pools.

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3 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 months ago

Awesome spotting, Sue. You can add this mission too.... https://www.projectnoah.org/missions/121...

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 8 months ago

Love the name too!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 months ago

Nice shots SueMorris. What a lovely shade of pink !

SueMorris
Spotted by
SueMorris

Sydney, Australia

Spotted on Jan 1, 2020
Submitted on Jan 3, 2020

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