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Glassy Nautilus

Carinaria cristata (Linnaeus 1767)


Carinaria cristata (Glassy Nautilus) is a species of Gastropoda in the family heteropods. Glassy Nautilus form deep marine sediments. It is a mobile prey feeder. It has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002113
  • Definition: sediment that accumulates in the flat or very gently sloping areas of the deep ocean basin floor. The three main types are siliceous oozes, calcareous oozes, and red clays.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 18 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of glassy nautilus. View this species on GBIF