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#1 Karen Honeycutt

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 06:38 PM

Someone told me they are scallops, but I could find no photos on the web to confirm this.

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#2 Steve Williams

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 10:20 PM

Where did you shoot them Karen? They look a little like feeding barnacles but I'm guessing.

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#3 Tom_Kline

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Posted 08 February 2013 - 11:17 PM

I believe Steve is correct. Here is an example of one from British Columbia that I took a few years ago.

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#4 Leslie

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:03 AM

Sure are, and what a spectacular photo! That's a great shot of the feeding cirri in action.