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Nucella canaliculata (channeled dogwinkle)

Synonyms: Purpura analoga; Purpura canaliculata; Purpura decemcostata; Thais canaliculata var. compressa

Wikipedia Abstract

Nucella canaliculata, common name : the Channelled Dog Winkle, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.
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Prey / Diet

Balanus glandula (Acorn barnacle)[1]
Chthamalus dalli (Barnacle)[1]
Semibalanus cariosus (thatched barnacle)[1]


Haematopus bachmani (Black Oystercatcher)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Larus glaucescens (Glaucous-winged Gull)[2]
Leptasterias tenera (Slender sea star)[1]


Parasitized by 
Lecithaster salmonis[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr


East Pacific; North America;



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.
2Wootton, J. Timothy. "Estimates and tests of per capita interaction strength: diet, abundance, and impact of intertidally foraging birds." Ecological Monographs 67.1 (1997): 45+. Academic OneFile. Web. 23 July 2010
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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