Nerita funiculata

Nerita funiculata Menke, 1851

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution


Eastern Pacific: Baja California, Mexico to northern Peru, including Galapagos Islands

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
Rights holder(s): Frey, Melissa A.


Marine intertidal: rocky shores; lower littoral

Author(s): Frey, Melissa A.
Rights holder(s): Frey, Melissa A.


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