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Mopalia ciliata
Mopalia ciliata
Mossy Chiton
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0806 0693 (2006-08-13)

Copyright © 2006 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1992
  • latitude 36.60575   longitude -121.88970   max error distance 539 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Wharf piling, Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Mopaliidae
  • order Neoloricata
  • class Polyplacophora
  • habitat  Marine
  • notes   These chitons are omnivorous. This individual could well have been feeding on the adjacent bryozoan.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Mossy Chiton (photographer)
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