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White Cap Limpet

Acmaea mitra

Description:

Large, conical, pure white shell.

Habitat:

Rocky intertidal zone.

Notes:

This one has pink calcareous algae growing on its shell. Empty shells are usually cleaned of growth by wave action and sand.

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LauraPound
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LauraPound

California, USA

Spotted on Jun 23, 2009
Submitted on May 6, 2013

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