Acanthopleura brevispinosa

Family : Chitonidae

 

 

Acanthopleura brevispinosa, Chitonidae

Acanthopleura brevispinosa on a rock during low tide. This western Indian Ocean tropical species can be 7 cm long with a showy dark belt of spiculae. It is edible and locally often used as bait for sport fishing © Giuseppe Mazza

 

 

 

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