Nucella lamellosa (Gmelin, 1791)
Frilled dogwinkle
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Family:  Muricidae (purpuras, murex and rock shells)
Max. size:  8 cm SHH (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean and Northwest Atlantic: Alaska, Canada, USA. Subtropical to boreal.
Biology:  Found along the intertidal to shallow subtidal zone, on rocks and in crevices (Ref. 95344).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Hilomen, Teresa - 28.04.14

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