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Chiton

Class Polyplacophora

Description:

Oval shaped mollusks. The larger ones are gray with few markings and the smaller ones (presumably younger?) are clear-green with lots of markings.

Habitat:

On the rocks at the beach, less than 1 meter from the ocean.

Notes:

Not sure these can be identified past class so I have put that in the scientific name field.

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1 Comment

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 5 years ago

They are from the Family of Chitonidae.
This one could possibly be Snake Skin Chiton under the genus of Sypharochiton.

AshleyT
Spotted by
AshleyT

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 16, 2014

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