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A nautilus in the waters off American Samoa.

UW nautilus expedition may have spied new species

Posted: March 6, 2013

A University of Washington research team has captured color photographs of what could be a previously undocumented species of chambered nautilus, a cephalopod mollusk often classified as a “living fossil,” in the waters off American Samoa in the South Pacific. “This is certainly a new taxon, but we are not sure if it is a... Read more »