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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

Cage used to catch Nautilus (probably N. pompilius) in Papua New Guinea. Note cones facing inward. These are the entrance points to the trap from the outside. Frozen fish parts are put in the green mesh cylinder in the center of the trap. Bricks are include to help sink the trap. Three Nautilus are visible in the trap as it is brought to the surface from a depth of 300 m.

Maturity: Adults; Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: 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