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This original drawing was created by Scripps Institution of Oceanography marine biologist and artist Sam Hinton, and appeared in a San Diego, California weekly newspaper column titled "The Ocean World." The column featured Hinton's illustrations of sea animals, fish, plants, and birds and was intended to spark interest in marine biology and educate the public. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/sca) This digital image is a surrogate of an item from the Sam Hinton Papers (MSS 683).
Marine biology Gastropoda Snails Giant keyhole limpet Natural history illustration Limpets Sea snails California Megathura crenulata The Ocean World, The San Diego Union