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Orange Linkia Sea Star - Linkia sp.
Corkscrew Long Tentacle Anemone - Macrodactyla doreensis
Green Bubbletip Anemone - Entacmaea quadricolor
Orange Center Zoanthids
Red Leg Hermit Crab
Blue Tuxedo Sea Urchin - Mespilia globulis
Trochus Snail Spawn

Limpet - unknown species
Picture taken August 2005, Nikon D70 Digital SLR, Sigma 105mm EX macro lens

Limpets are animals known for their ability to cling to rocks. Limpets do not use suction, instead they have a very strong muscular foot that grab onto small imperfections in the rock.

Limpets have a distinctive, oval shaped shell, with the peak more-or-less near the center.

Limpets are primarily algae grazers including coralline algae.