The Coast Walk Project

Coast Walk 17 Still Life, May 18

Coast Walk 17: Mouth of Little Harbor Brook, May 18, 2017

Old maps label this “Little Harbor” but today it is only known as the mouth of Little Harbor Brook.


Left to right, top to bottom:

Row 1: Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis), Horse Mussel (Modiolus modiolus), Blue Mussel, Dog Whelk (Nucella lapillus), Blue Mussel

Row 2: Pink granite beach stone, 2 Dog Whelks, Coralline (Corallina officinalis), Dog Whelk, Lobster (Homarus americanus), Waved Whelk (Buccinum undatum) (hard to identify because it’s so worn)

Row 3: Dog Whelks, Blue Mussels, more Dog Whelks, Common Periwinkles (Littorina littorea)

Row 4: Jonah Crab (Cancer borealis), Paper Birch bark (Betula papyrifera), [on birch bark: 3 Dog Whelks, aqua sea glass, pink granite beach stone], plastic Harley Davidson keychain

Row 5: Blue Mussel, Common Periwinkles, striped beach stone, Atlantic Sea Scallop (Placopecten magellanicus), Blue Mussel, lobster antenna, Lobster

Row 6: 3 spruce cones (Abies sp.), pink granite beach stone, 2 spruce cones

Row 7: Soft-shell Clam (Mya arenaria), Common Periwinkle, green sea glass, granite beach stone, Horse Mussel

Row 8: Lobster-claw band, Stimpson Whelk (Colus stimpsoni), Northern Lacuna (Lacuna vincta), 2 Smooth Periwinkle (Littorina obtusata), Common Periwinkle, Smooth Periwinkle

Row 9: Sea-worn brick, polypropylene lobster trap rope, 2 Dog Whelks, 2 Blue Mussels





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