HALIOTIDAE / Haliotis rufescens

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Haliotis rufescens Swainson, 1822

Collected while diving between 20 to 30 meters
depth on rocks with algae and kelp; San Diego,
California, USA; 1989

ID 9258: 195 mm, F+

BIG & heavy specimen in good quality for the size
Covered with worm shells and barnacles