title for learn-about section on whelks & relatives in A SNAIL'S ODYSSEY
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photograph of morphs of whelks Nucella lamellosa from Oysterville, Willapa Bay, Washington taken by Trevor Kinkaid, Department of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle13.  Oysterville, Willapa Bay, Washington: morphs of whelks Nucella lamellosa along the 48-km stretch of Willapa Bay show only “some tendency” of development, perhaps owing to the shifting of oyster-shell cultch material from one part to another through oyster-industry activities.  Shown in the photograph is a smoothish-shell morph which seems typical for the area.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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