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Sand Gasket

When I first saw these, I thought they were a gasket or something that had been dropped by someone on a boat. After seeing them repeatedly, I figured they must be formed on the flats. I found out later they are created by an invertebrate as it lays its eggs.

Location: Port Krestof, Kruzof Island near Sitka, Alaska

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