Heteranomia squamula

Submitted by dejay on Mon, 18/11/2013 14:23
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Upper and low aspects of the small mollusc (similar to the Saddle Oyster - Anomia ephippium but much smaller). Widely recorded in UK and Irish waters. Sample shown from Scapa Flow (Orkney).
Found on rocks and flat algae fronds (Laminaria sp.)