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Haliotis tuberculata

Linnaeus, 1758

João Pedro Silva Any idea on what this might be? <1cm long, inside a colony of Pentapora foliacea, Berlengas Portugal, ~27m deep, water temp. 18ºC. Sorry for the bad quality crop. Shot it because it looked like a small Haliotis tuberculata but lighting the photo was hard so after this shot I went looking for other subjects.

Marco Faasse Maybe a pectinid bivalve with a sponge on the upper valve?

Erling Svensen Yes Marco, looks like......

Message posted on Seasearch Identifications on 09 Oct 2013
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Vetigastropoda (Subclass)
        Haliotoidea (Superfamily)
          Haliotidae (Family)
            Haliotis (Genus)
              Haliotis tuberculata (Species)
Associated Species