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Blue-Ring Topsnail

Blue-Ring Topsnail
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Copyright: Erika Hersh (erika_hersh) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 22 N: 52] (487)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-09-11
Categories: Molluscs
Camera: Nikon Coolpix L18
Exposure: f/7.7, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Underwater Wonder World 3 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-12-08 12:00
Viewed: 3909
Points: 4
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Blue-Ring TopSnail
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Superfamily: Trochoidea
Family: Calliostomatidae
Subfamily: Calliostomatinae
Genus: Calliostoma
Species: annulatum

Taken at San Miguel Island. ~80 FSW. Water Temp ~50F.
Viz ~10-15'

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A beautifully formed and coloured topshell among some sea anemones and sponges Erika, a fine underwater composition indeed!
TFS and cheers,

Hi Erika.
This snail have wondefull colours.
Good capture.Well done.
Best regards.Alin.

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