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Aquatic Specimen Collection

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  Cnidaria | Echinodermata | Crustacea | Polychaeta | Pisces |
Rocks with live benthos

*Special order specimens are those which are infrequently encountered or pose specific collecting challenges. 

Mollusca

Example Common name
Latin Name
Comments* Size & Distribution US$

Black, Katy or Leather chiton


Katharina tunicata

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To 3 inches (7.5 cm). From Alaska to Monterey, California.

Gumboot or Giant pacific chiton

Cryptochiton stelleri

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To 13 inches (33 cm). Alaska to Channel Islands, California

Mossy chiton

Mopalia muscosa

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To 2.75 inches (7 cm). From Alaska to Isla Cedros, northern Baja California.

Lined or Red chiton

Tonicella lineata

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To 2 inches (5 cm). From Aleutian Islands to central California

California mussel

Mytilus californianus

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To 10 inches (25cm) long. Found from Cook Inlet, Alaska to Punta Rompiente, Baja California Sur and Mexico.

Giant rock scallop

Crassodoma gigantea (Hinnites giganteus)

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To 10 inches (25 cm) or more height. From Prince William Sound, Alaska to Baja California Sur.

Giant pacific octopus

Enteroctopus dofleini

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Body to 24 inches (60 cm), arms to at least 6 feet (2m). from Japan to California

Rough keyhole limpet

Diodora aspera

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Shell to 2.75 inches (7 cm). From Alaska to Baja California.

Whitecap limpet

Acmaea mitra

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To 1.5 inches (3.5 cm) long and 1.25 inches (3 cm) high. From Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Baja California

Limpet

Various species

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To 2.25 inches (5.4 cm) long and 0.625 (1.5cm)inches high. From Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Baja California.

Red turban snail

Astraea gibberosa

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To 3 inches (7.5cm) diameter, 2.25 inches (5.7cm) height. From SE Alaska and Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) to Baja California.

Brown turban snail

Tegula pulligo

   

Black turban snail

Tegula funebralis

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To 1.25 inches ( 3cm) diameter. Vancouver Island to Point Conception, California.


Blue topsnail

Calliostoma ligatum

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To 1 inch (2.5cm) diameter. From northern British Columbia to California.


Leafy hornmouth whelk

Ceratostoma foliatum

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To 3.5 inches (8.5 cm) . From Alaska to San Pedro, California.

Frilled dogwinkle

Nucella lamellosa

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2-3.25 inches (5-8cm) height. From Aleutian Islands, Alaska to central California.

Lewis’ moonsnail

Polinices lewisii

check feeding preferences

To 5.5 inches (14cm) high. From southeastern Alaska to southern California.

Sea Lemon or Lemon nudibranch

Anisodoris nobilis

 

To 8 inches (20 cm) long. From Kodiak Island, Alaska to Mexico.

Diomedes or Pink tritonia

Tritonia diomedea

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To 8.75 inches (22cm) long. From the Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Panama.

Tochni or Orange peel nudibranch

Tochuina tetraquerta

 

To 12 inches (30cm) long. Kuril Islands, Russia, Alaska to Malibu, California.