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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

An Emperor Nautilus photographed on a shallow reef in Milne Bay, PNG. This is the most common and widespread species of the genus. This animal was caught in a baited trap set at 330m which was then brought slowly to the surface. The animals were then photographed and released back to depth.

Maturity: Adult; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: S. pacific, papua new guinea

Creator: 
John Forsythe
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith