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Fusitriton oregonensis (Oregon triton)

Synonyms: Conradia minuta; Triton oregonensis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Oregon hairy triton, Fusitriton oregonensis, is a species of large predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ranellidae, the tritons.The snail was given its specific name oregonensis (meaning "of Oregon") to honor the Oregon Territory by conchologist John Howard Redfield in 1846.The Oregon hairy triton was declared the state seashell of Oregon in 1989 by the 65th Legislative Assembly.
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Emblem of

Oregon

Prey / Diet

Acmaea mitra (whitecap limpet)[1]
Bathyraja aleutica (Aleutian skate)[1]
Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate)[1]
Bathyraja parmifera (Flathead skate)[1]
Clinocardium nuttallii (Nuttall cockle)[1]
Cryptochiton stelleri (Giant Pacific Chiton)[1]
Fusitriton oregonensis (Oregon triton)[1]
Katharina tunicata (black katy)[1]
Leptasterias tenera (Slender sea star)[1]
Mesocentrotus franciscanus (Red sea urchin)[1]
Pyura vittata (Orange sea squirt)[1]
Solaster stimpsoni (Striped sun star)[1]
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Green sea urchin)[1]
Styela yakutatensis[1]
Terebratalia transversa (Lampshell)[1]

Predators

Cryptochiton stelleri (Giant Pacific Chiton)[1]
Fusitriton oregonensis (Oregon triton)[1]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[1]
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Mesocentrotus franciscanus (Red sea urchin)[1]
Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater)[1]
Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower sea star)[1]
Somniosus pacificus (Pacific Sleeper Shark)[1]
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Green sea urchin)[1]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
John Ball Zoological Garden
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Oregon Zoo
Rotterdam Zoo
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr
West Edmonton Mall Marine Life Center

Distribution

East Pacific; North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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