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(shown with Lophogorgia chilensis)
|Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
ID: 0000 0000 0505 0029 (2005-05-01)
Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences
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date of photo between 1990 and 1995
latitude 36.54630 longitude -121.93121 max error distance 2866 meters
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Carmel Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family
habitat Octocoralsnotes Ovulid snails are specialists that live and prey only on octocorals, and locally these corals live only in relatively deep water. This gorgonian branch with the attached snail was brought up by a diver from 58 m thus presenting us with the opportunity to photograph it. The octocoral's polyps are retracted.camera Olympus system for macrophotography
photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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Ocotillo (ITIS )
Ovulid Snail (photographer)
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