More Pictures? Lottia gigantea
Sowerby, 1834
    Mollusca, Gastropoda, Acmaeidae

    Length: 40-90 mm

    Habitat: upper intertidal or splash zone on large rocks exposed to surf

Documented occurrences of Lottia gigantea:


Localities by County, City/Area, and Name Year Earliest* Latest*

Los Angeles

Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach 1929 1929 1929

Long Beach

Alamitos Bay 1949 1949

Long Beach General 1922 1923

Malibu

Big Rock 1947 1947 1947

Leo Carrillo State Park 1962 1962 1962

Leo Carrillo State Park 1962 1962 1962

Leo Carrillo State Park 1963 1963 1963

Malibu Beach 1975 1979

Point Dume 1949 1949 1949

Point Dume 1956 1956 1956

Point Dume 1920 1970

Sequit Point 1962 1962 1962

Marina del Rey

Marina Peninsula IZ 1988 1994

Marina Peninsula SZ 1988 1994

Palos Verdes Peninsula

Abalone Cove 1943 1943 1943

Abalone Cove 1949 1949 1949

Bluff Cove 1946 1946 1946

Bluff Cove 1962 1962 1962

Flat Rock Point 1960 1960 1960

Flat Rock Point 1962 1962 1962

Flat Rock Point 1980 1980 1980

Lunada Bay 1960 1960 1960

Lunada Bay 1960 1960 1960

Marineland Pier 1966 1966 1966

Redondo Beach General 1902 1936

Redondo Beach General 1953 1953 1953

Royal Palms Park 1965 1965 1965

Royal Palms Park 1967 1967 1967

San Clemente Island

Northwest Coast 1975 1979

San Clemente Island General 1892 1894

San Clemente Island General 1961 1972

San Clemente Island General 1972 1972 1972

San Clemente Island, West Side 1953 1953 1953

San Clemente Island, West Side 1953 1953 1953

Wilson Cove 1975 1979

San Pedro

Cabrillo Beach Breakwater 1962 1962 1962

Government Breakwater 1922 1923

Point Fermin 1916 1917

Point Fermin 1948 1948 1948

Point Fermin 1948 1948 1948

Point Fermin 1949 1949 1949

Point Fermin 1950 1950 1950

Point Fermin 1953 1953 1953

Point Fermin 1959 1959 1959

Point Fermin 1960 1960 1960

Point Fermin 1937 1961

Point Fermin 1957 1970

Point Vicente 1922 1923

Point Vicente 1923 1923 1923

Point Vicente 1935 1935 1935

Point Vicente 1961 1961 1961

Point Vicente 1962 1962 1962

Point Vicente 1962 1962 1962

Portuguese Bend 1889 1892

Portuguese Bend -999 1904

Portuguese Bend 1949 1949 1949

Portuguese Bend 1915 1962

Portuguese Bend 1965 1965 1965

San Pedro Breakwater 1922 1923

San Pedro Breakwater 1938 1938 1938

San Pedro Breakwater 1942 1942 1942

San Pedro Breakwater 1957 1957 1957

San Pedro Breakwater 1947 1958

San Pedro Breakwater -999 2001

San Pedro General 1923 1923 1923

San Pedro General 1902 1936

San Pedro General 1902 1936

San Pedro General -999 1940

San Pedro General 1947 1947 1947

San Pedro General 1901 1957

San Pedro General 1957 1959

San Pedro General -999 1969

San Pedro General -999 2001

San Pedro General -999 2001

San Pedro General -999 2001

White's Point 1922 1922 1922

White's Point 1951 1951 1951

White's Point 1954 1954 1954

White's Point 1958 1958 1958

White's Point 1961 1961 1961

White's Point 1968 1968 1968

White's Point 1969 1969 1969

White's Point 1975 1979

Santa Barbara Island

Cave Canyon 1975 1979

Santa Catalina Island

Big Fisherman's Cove 1975 1979

Catalina Harbor 1975 1979

Isthmus Cove 1971 1971 1971

Moonstone Beach 1949 1949 1949

Santa Catalina Island General 1903 1903 1903

Santa Catalina Island General 1937 1961

White's Cove 1954 1954 1954

Santa Monica

Santa Monica General 1947 1947 1947

Santa Monica General 1949 1949

Santa Monica General 1901 1957

Santa Monica General 1901 1957

Santa Monica General -999 2001

Topanga

Topanga Canyon 1915 1962

Topanga General -999 2001

Venice

Venice Breakwater 1911 1911 1911

Venice General 1901 1957

Venice General 1901 1957

Orange

Anaheim Slough 1915 1962

Victoria Point 1955 1955 1955

Dana Point

Abalone Point (Morro Cove) 1956 1956 1956

Dana Point 1975 1979

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach General 1931 1932

Laguna Beach General 1940 1940 1940

Laguna Beach General 1940 1940 1940

Laguna Beach General 1957 1959

Laguna Beach General -999 2001

Newport Beach

Corona Del Mar 1937 1937 1937

Corona Del Mar 1956 1956 1956

Corona Del Mar 1975 1979

Little Corona Beach 1981 1981 1981

Newport Bay 1901 1957

Newport Beach General 1890 1890 1890

Newport Beach Jetty 1969 1969 1969

Seal Beach

Seal Beach Naval Jetty 1965 1965 1965

San Diego

La Jolla

Bench Reef 1988 1988 1988

Bird Rock 1929 1935

Bird Rock 1929 1935

Bird Rock 1958 1958 1958

Bird Rock 1963 1963 1963

Bird Rock -999 2000

Casa Manana 1988 1988 1988

Devil's Slide 1964 1964 1964

Devil's Slide 1966 1966 1966

Devil's Slide 1966 1966 1966

La Jolla Cove 1971 1971 1971

La Jolla Ecological Reserve 1979 1979 1979

La Jolla Ecological Reserve 1980 1980 1980

La Jolla General 1892 1894

La Jolla General 1946 1946 1946

La Jolla General 1958 1958 1958

La Jolla General 1960 1960 1960

La Jolla General -999 1969

La Jolla General 1900 1969

La Jolla General 1900 1982

La Jolla General 1932 2000

Neptune Beach 1952 1952 1952

Neptune Beach 1952 1952 1952

North Bird 1988 1988 1988

Pacific Valley 1964 1964 1964

Torrey Pines Beach 1913 1913 1913

Whale View Point 1965 1965 1965

Mission Bay

Mission Bay General 1959 1959 1959

Mission Bay Pier Pilings 1974 1974 1974

Point Loma

Cabrillo National Monument General 1976 1976 1976

Cabrillo National Monument Low Use 1976 1976 1976

Cabrillo National Monument New Access 1977 1977 1977

Cabrillo National Monument North Use 1976 1976 1976

Cabrillo National Monument South Use 1976 1976 1976

Engle, Davis Navy North 1995 1995 1995

Engle, Davis Navy South 1995 1995 1995

Flat Reef (Pt Loma) 1957 1957 1957

Point Loma General 1940 1940 1940

Point Loma General 1957 1957 1957

Point Loma General -999 1980

Zedler IV 1977 1977 1977

San Diego

Bishop Bishop 5 1971 1971 1971

Coronado Island General 1938 1940

North Coronado Island 1903 1913

Ocean Beach General 1975 1979

San Diego General 1923 1923 1923

San Diego General 1918 1959

San Diego General 1908 1960

San Diego General 1908 1960

Sunset Cliffs General 1957 1957 1957

Sunset Cliffs Hill Street 1957 1957 1957

Sunset Cliffs Osprey Street 1957 1957 1957

Santa Barbara

Carpinteria

Carpinteria State Beach -999 1899

Carpinteria State Beach -999 1899

Carpinteria State Beach 1961 1961 1961

Carpinteria State Beach 1977 1977 1977

Gaviota

Gaviota Beach 1951 1951 1951

Goleta

Coal Oil Point 1948 1950

Coal Oil Point 1975 1979

El Capitan State Beach 1963 1963

El Capitan State Beach 1966 1966 1966

Ellwood Beach 1968 1968 1968

Elwood Pier 1970 1970 1970

Goleta Pier 1963 1963 1963

UCSB Marine Lab 1961 1961 1961

Lompoc

Jalama Beach 1956 1956 1956

Jalama Beach 1956 1956 1956

Jalama Beach 1961 1961 1961

Jalama Beach 1969 1969 1969

Jalama Beach 1969 1969 1969

Jalama Beach 1969 1969 1969

Jalama Beach 1969 1969 1969

Point Conception

Government Point 1900 1969

Government Point 1975 1979

Government Point 1988 1988 1988

Government Point 1988 1988 1988

Point Conception 1967 1967 1967

Point Conception 1968 1968 1968

Point Pedernales

Point Pedernales 1946 1946 1946

San Miguel Island

Bay Point 1967 1967 1967

Crook Point 1975 1979

Cuyler Harbor 1915 1962

Cuyler Point 1975 1979

San Miguel Island General 1949 1949 1949

San Miguel Island General 1961 1961

San Miguel Island General 1961 1961

San Miguel Island, North West End 1969 1969 1969

Santa Barbara Island 1937 1937 1937

Santa Barbara Island 1915 1962

Santa Barbara Island 1964 1964 1964

Tyler Bight 1938 1938 1938

Santa Barbara

Isla Vista 1963 1963 1963

Leadbetter Beach 1963 1963 1963

Point Sal State Beach 1977 1977 1977

Refugio State Park 1966 1966 1966

Refugio State Park 1971 1971 1971

Refugio State Park 1971 1971 1971

Santa Barbara Breakwater 1962 1962 1962

Santa Barbara General 1879 1885

Santa Barbara General 1879 1885

Santa Barbara General -999 1890

Santa Barbara General 1903 1903

Santa Barbara General 1949 1949 1949

Santa Barbara General -999 1969

Santa Barbara General 1975 1975 1975

Santa Barbara General -999 2001

TeJagues Beach 1963 1963 1963

Santa Cruz Island

Forney's Cove 1967 1967 1967

Forney's Cove 1969 1969 1969

Fraser Point 1954 1954 1954

Prisoners Harbor 1975 1979

Santa Cruz Island General 1901 1957

Santa Cruz Island General 1969 1969 1969

Santa Cruz Island General 1969 1969 1969

Santa Cruz Island General 1995 1995 1995

Smuggler's Cove 1948 1948 1948

Willow's Anchorage 1949 1949 1949

Willow's Anchorage 1950 1950 1950

Willow's Anchorage 1975 1979

Santa Rosa Island

Santa Rosa Island General 1949 1949 1949

Santa Rosa Island General 1961 1961 1961

South Point 1975 1979

Ventura

Point Mugu State Park

Mugu Rock 1962 1962 1962

Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme General 1962 1962 1962

Port Hueneme General 1962 1962 1962

Port Hueneme General -999 2001

Rincon Beach

Pitas Point 1950 1950 1950

Rincon Beach 1963 1963 1963

Rincon Beach 1969 1969 1969

San Nicolas Island

Dutch Harbor 1975 1979

San Nicolas Island General 1900 1914

San Nicolas Island General 1900 1914

San Nicolas Island General 1915 1915 1915

San Nicolas Island General 1902 1936

San Nicolas Island General 1902 1936

San Nicolas Island General 1950 1950 1950

San Nicolas Island General 1956 1956 1956

San Nicolas Island General 1956 1956 1956

San Nicolas Island General 1923 1959

San Nicolas Island SE 1949 1949 1949

West Point 1975 1979

Ventura

Point Mugu 1949 1949 1949

Point Mugu 1962 1962 1962

Point Mugu -999 2001

Ventura General -999 2001

Ventura Marina

Ventura Marina Breakwater 1968 1968 1968

West Anacapa Island

Anacapa Island General 1901 1957

Anacapa Island General 1962 1962 1962

Cat Rock 1975 1979

North Side Anacapa Island 1949 1949 1949

South Frenchy's Cove 1975 1979

South Side Anacapa Island 1949 1949 1949