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CALIFORNIA SPINY or NUTTALL'S CHITON
|Common on rocks among mussels and barnacles in the intertidal zone.
Valves narrow, girdle coarse with tufts of short spines. Attains 2
inches. Puget Sound to Northern Baja California. Specimens
from Makapu'u washed ashore attached to floating debris on 2/14/2013.