Sitka Conservation Society

snail fecal pellets in a drop of water

Posted on December 18, 2012 by Paul · Full size is 3264 × 2448 pixels

On this 1" wide microscope slide are seven fecal pellets of marine snails found feeding on invasive tunicates. The object of this particular experiment is to prove that the snails feed on the invasive tunicate, and to evaluate their natural density and their impact.

On this 1″ wide microscope slide are seven fecal pellets of marine snails found feeding on invasive tunicates. The object of this particular experiment is to prove that the snails feed on the invasive tunicate, and to evaluate their natural density and their impact.

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