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submitted by Museum Administration on 17.10.2003

Rough Star with Operculum

Rough Star with Operculum
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

Rough Star Star, Astrea rugosa,, with the operculum set in place to show how the snail closes itself safely and snugly into its shell. Photograph © James Prineas, 2003

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