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Small Periwinkle

Melaraphe neritoides


Shell about 0.5cm high, sharply conical with pointed apex. Colour blue-black.


On extreme upper shore, usually in crevices.

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1 Comment

AntónioGinjaGinja 12 years ago

Nélia this kind of organisms(marine) are ideal to the portuguese mission,we are after all a sea people and the marine biodiversity is one of the most important in our days,thanks and sorry for the insistence :-)

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Portimao, Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Aug 15, 2004
Submitted on Jan 2, 2012

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