Pretty Pictures

Cavolinia uncinata - a pteropod or pelagic "wing-footed" snail 7-10mm shell length. These feed by secreeting large feeding nets or bubbles to which foods sticks as they sink throught the water. They then suck in the net along with the food stuck to it.

Many more similar pictures (with explanations) can be found here and here.


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