Fine wentletrap, Epitonium jukesianum

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Fine wentletrap, Epitonium jukesianum.
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Gastropod species grow shells in an array of coiled forms which resemble turbans, turrets and trumpets. The digestive organs of the animal are contained inside the shell, while they move around using a flexible foot. Some gastropods such as whelks are carnivores, and feed on other shellfish.
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A102.693

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