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Red Abalone

Haliotis rufescens

Description:

the largest Abalone, a family of marine snails that feeds on kelp. The foot is reddish, the shell is craggy and looks like a rock

Habitat:

Rocky bottoms, kelp beds

Notes:

This one was in a fish tank.

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Steven Sheppard
Spotted by
Steven Sheppard

L.A., California, USA

Spotted on Jul 11, 2013
Submitted on Jul 13, 2013

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