Deepsea limpets

Phylum Mollusca Class Gastropoda Order Cocculiniformia Number of families 2

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Small white limpets that occur on waterlogged wood, whale bone, and cephalopod beaks in the deep sea

Photo: An individual of the species Addisonia excentrica inside the egg capsule of the species Scyliorhinus canicula, in waters off Acitrezza, Sicily, Italy. (Photo by Danilo Scuderi. Reproduced by permission.)

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