Chambered Nautilus Photo, Nautilus pompilius



The chambered nautilus is a living fossil whose relatives date back 100s of millions of years. The nautilus lives at great depths (1800) within fore-reef habitats of the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is an active swimmer, propelling itself close to the sea floor by expelling  water from its movable siphon., Nautilus pompilius, natural history stock photograph, photo id 07799
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The chambered nautilus is a living fossil whose relatives date back 100s of millions of years. The nautilus lives at great depths (1800) within fore-reef habitats of the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is an active swimmer, propelling itself close to the sea floor by expelling water from its movable siphon.

Stock Photo: 07799
Species: Chambered nautilus, Nautilus pompilius
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: Nautilus macromphalus, Nautilus belairensis
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Keywords: animal, cephalopod, chambered nautilus, invertebrate, marine invertebrate, mollusk, nautilus, nautilus belairensis, nautilus macromphalus, nautilus pompilius, ocean, underwater, wildlife

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Updated: October 22, 2018

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