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Katharina tunicata (Black Katy Chiton), Tonicella lineata (Lined Chiton)

The Larger Chiton is a Black Katy Chiton - Katharina tunicata. They were very common on in the mid and low tide regions. The smaller Chiton is a Lined Chiton - Tonicella lineata, and is apparently eaten by ochre stars.


Camera: Nikon F100
Date: Friday, April 18th, 2003
Film: Fuji Velvia 50 (slide)
Focal Length: 105mm
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Katharina tunicata (Black Katy Chiton)
species related to Tonicella lineata (Lined Chiton)
Tag: tide pool, Botanical Beach
Larger image: 1333 x 2000
Raw image: 2248 x 3372

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