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Lopha cristagalli
Lopha cristagalli
Cock's Comb Oyster
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 0895 (2005-05-11)

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  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1985
  • location   Great Barrier Reef (Australia)
  • family Ostreidae
  • order Ostreacea
  • class Bivalvia
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   These large bivalves are usually covered with red tunicates and sponges.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Cock's Comb Oyster (photographer)
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