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|date of photo between 1990 and 1995
location Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family Marginellidaeclass Gastropodahabitat Intertidalnotes These tiny snails, about 2 mm, are virtually unknown as few recognize them hidden among grains of sand or on green algae as here. When one of its predators, the six-armed seastar Leptasterias pusilla approaches, the little snails flee while raising their beautiful protective mantle as this one is starting to do. We arranged this encounter in our lab.camera Olympus system for macrophotographyphoto category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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Pear Marginella, Pear-shaped Marginella (ITIS )
Little Pearl (photographer)
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