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 Point Caution, San Juan Islands, Washington taken by Trevor Kinkaid, Department of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle4.  Point Caution, San Juan Island  This population of whelks Nucella lamellosa comes from a barren, wind-swept area with unfavourable food conditions.  Compare the small sizes of these individuals with ones from nearby Brown Island and the dock pilings at Friday Harbor.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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