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Cavolinia inflexa, a pteropod mollusk

Organism : Mollusc
Species : Cavolinia inflexa
Description : This young pelagic gastropod mollusk – Cavolinia inflexa – has a foot or fin made of 2 lobes called parapodia, and a thin calcareous shell. These pteropods are nicknamed «sea butterflies». Photo : C. Sardet
Project : The Plankton Chronicles
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Tags : Pelagic Molluscs Heteropod / pteropod
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