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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, 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 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

Updated: August 7, 2020