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The Nautilidae Family includes 7 species comprising 2 genus (Nautilus (6 species), Allonautilus (1))

Phylum   : Mollusca
 Class    : Cephalopoda 
  Subclass : Nautiloidea 
   Order    : Nautilida 
    Family   : Nautilidae 

Common name : nautilus

Aspect : rounded, smooth with a white underside and striped with brown bands above. the shell is a tube wound in a spiral and cut into about thirty "chambers" which are crossed by a conduit. the animal's body is in the last chamber.

Feeding : carnivore

Environment : warm seas, Indo-Pacific region, near reefs

Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758

Nautilus pompilius

Total collection for Nautilidae : 1 species (1 shell)

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