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 Friday Horbor dock, San Juan Island, Washington taken by Trevor Kinkaid, Department of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle6.  Friday Harbor dock, San Juan Island  These dock-inhabiting whelks Nucella lamellosa probably originated as migrants from the local shoreline or from nearby Brown Island and Point Caution.  Their large size reflects the good feeding conditions on the dock pilings.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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