- Harbo, Rick M., 1997. ;Shells and Shellfish of the Pacific Northwest: ; A Field Guide. ;Harbour Publishing, Madeira, BC. Canada. ; ISBN 1-55017-146-1. ;Paperback, 271 pp. ; The front of this book has color photos and briefdescriptions of mollusks and brachiopods found in the northwest. ;The latter part of the book has somewhat more detailed descriptions keyedto the color photos. ; Organized taxonomically. http://www.wallawalla.edu/academics/departments/biology/rosario/inverts/Annotated_Bibliography.html#Harbo+1997
- Morris, Percy A., 1966. ;Pacific Coast Shells. ; Peterson Field Guide. ; 297 pp, paperback. ;Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. ; ISBN 0-395-08029-0. ; Brief descriptionsand mostly black-and-white photos of hundreds of shells found on the NorthAmerican Pacific coast. http://www.wallawalla.edu/academics/departments/biology/rosario/inverts/Annotated_Bibliography.html#Morris+1966
Catalog Number: USNM 63312
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Collector(s): W. Dall
Locality: Monterey Harbor, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
- Holotype: Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 52(2183): 417.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.
Depth range (m): 0 - 0
Temperature range (°C): 9.215 - 9.215
Nitrate (umol/L): 6.665 - 6.665
Salinity (PPS): 31.235 - 31.235
Oxygen (ml/l): 6.794 - 6.794
Phosphate (umol/l): 0.989 - 0.989
Silicate (umol/l): 20.289 - 20.289
Note: this information has not been validated. Check this *note*. Your feedback is most welcome.
Habitat: Usually boring into shale, almost entirely on the open coast (photo). Can bore into concrete.