Molluscs

Snails, Clams, Octopus, Nautilus

Octopus

The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc, most closely related to squid, cuttlefish, and the chambered na
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Nautilus

A “Living Fossil” With an Unusual Lifestyle The nautilus, whose beautiful shell has insp
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Cuttlefish

The cuttles (sometimes known as cuttlefish) are not fish, but cephalopod molluscs – most close
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Giant Clam

Despite their reputation as “killer clams”, these colorful bivalves do not eat fish or p
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Triton’s Trumpet Snail

The Triton’s trumpet snail is the largest snail in Hawaiian waters — it’s steeply spiral shell may r
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Tiger Cowry

Cowry snails usually inhabit rocky and coral areas where they browse on algae, or encrusting inverte
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Snakehead Cowry

This species is the most common cowry snail in the Hawaiian Islands. It is found in shallow water un
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‘Opihi

Limpets(called ‘opihi Hawai‘i) are common snails found on rocky shores throughout the world. But the
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