What would it be?

Discussion in 'Paddling Photography' started by greg0rn, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. greg0rn

    greg0rn Paddler

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    I found this pair during our recent trip to Gulf Islands. He was pretty big - about 12" in length, but responded by retracting while poked (my curiosity). She was nearby, well hidden between rocks, about 8" in length. Any ideas?

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  2. greg0rn

    greg0rn Paddler

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    Ooops, sorry. I meant to be in Wildlife Photographs section.
     
  3. Dan_Millsip

    Dan_Millsip Paddler & Admin

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    Looks almost like a moon snail out of it's shell, but I really have no idea.

    I'll bet that Mike Jackson or AstoriaDave will know.

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  4. woodensoul

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    Wow tough when it's high and dry and not in its underwater environment. Beautiful clear shot, but can't see all the angles which makes it more of a challenge! I have been waffling between anamonie, nudibranch? Any idea if this thing looked mobile or was more or less rooted? Best guess is anamonie. Here's a useful link for BC marine species...

    http://www.elasmodiver.com/BCMarinelife/bc_marinelife_index.htm[/url]