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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Turbo smaragdus Lunella smaragdus

Observer

m_jon

Date

June 29, 2014 10:17 AM NZST

Description

Sitting on the hand of a six-year old boy (it was big but not quite as big as it looks).

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

June 3, 2014

Description

the shell cats eye as the stopper of the snail shell

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cats eye Lunella smaragdus

Observer

debral

Date

December 3, 2013 01:18 PM NZDT

Description

In rock pools. Under water also. Big ones about 8 cams across.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cat's eye (Lunella smaragdus) Lunella smaragdus

Observer

majo00

Date

September 1, 2013

Description

saw these sea snails on the rocks in some of the wee pools of water.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

February 9, 2010

Photos / Sounds

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What

Turbo smaragdus Lunella smaragdus

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 19, 2009 04:35 PM NZST

Description

cat's eye shell at Trumans beach

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

October 12, 2009

Description

Found in somewhat rough surf waters on Coquina rocks
Observed filamentous brown tubes with rod like cells in middle, surface of tube was wrinkled. Also observed swaying motion to blades.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

November 6, 2009

Description

Diatom

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lparisot117

Date

July 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lparisot117

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lparisot117

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

these look to me like Phylum Bacillariophyceae

original image
https://www.flickr.com/photos/79362255@N03/14552361548/in/set-72157645909782594

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

kimschulz

Date

September 12, 2014 04:15 PM EDT

Description

Brought back to lab and observed with microscope

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Description from Wikipedia

Diatoms are a major group of algae, and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. Most diatoms are unicellular, although they can exist as colonies in the shape of filaments or ribbons (e.g. Fragilaria), fans (e.g. Meridion), zigzags (e.g. Tabellaria), or stars (e.g. Asterionella). Diatoms are producers within the food chain. A unique feature of diatom cells is that they are enclosed within a cell wall made of silica (hydrated silicon dioxide) called a frustule....

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