Marine Invertebrate Research

a variety of sea snails covering a rock underwater
A variety of sea snails found in a coastal tidepool in Acadia National Park

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The Champlain Society surveyed marine invertebrates of Somes Sound in 1880. William Procter conducted a complete and detailed survey of marine invertebrates in marine waters adjacent to Mount Desert Island in the 1926-1932. He noted over 500 species in 13 phyla. The collections from his survey are stored in Acadia National Park’s collections. The specimen nomenclature was updated by Mittelhauser and Kelly (2007).


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    Last updated: March 30, 2022

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