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Blue Top Snail

Calliostoma ligatum


I find the empty shells quite often, and they are much more brilliant in person. They shine iridescent once the outer layer of the shell has worn off, and I have even found ones that were blue, purple, and/or pink with an iridescent shine.


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Alaska, USA

Lat: 57.80, Long: -152.35

Spotted on Jul 25, 2017
Submitted on Aug 23, 2017

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