The Lovely Slit Shell

Figure 2. The Lovely Slit Shell, Perotrochus amabilis inhabits a rubble strewn area between 850 and 700 ft. along Tennesee Bioherm 1, a mound that extends from the sea bottom at a depth of 1,000 ft to within 550 ft of the sea surface. Image courtesy of Brooke et al, NOAA-OE, HBOI.

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