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2005-07-18-21-10-06

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

A small and very unusual Red Abalone (Haliotis clathrata) moves across a shallow coral reef.
Abalones belong to the family of Archaeogastropoda which is considered an archaic gastropod snail group with some primiative attributes.
Image taken during a night dive on the House Reef in front of the SeaQuest Dive Center site in Moalboal in the province of Cebu, The Philippines.

· Date: Sat September 10, 2005 · Reference ID: 632/22005-07-18-21-10-06 · Views: 2820 ·
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