strongly keeled 50mm tufted greem brown chiton, regular spacing of bristle tufts, broad spiny girdle
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this has too be my favourite iSpot of the week!!! Chitons are fascinating creatures!!
Isabel- iSpot mentor for the London region
they are, in londonish, well bad y'get me? pleasure treasure!
Discovery Ranger Tom
Zooming in on the keeled valves, it looks like this one might be quite old; there are traces of a spirorbid tube and plenty of small (bored?) holes. I wonder how long they live.
NB, like many of this species, it has a sponge coating either side of the keel.
Lat/Lng: 49.165279388889, -2.0581359722222
OS grid ref: S^958182