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Licence: 
Creative Commons Licence
Imaging technique: 
Photograph
Description: 

A Nautilus pompilius caught by a trap in about 300 m of water and brought to the surface for observation. Normally, this animal would never be found like this on live coral. This animal was observed for about 30 m then released at the reef drop-off to swim back down to its preferred depth.

Lab or Wild: Wild; Field Location: Ne papua new guinea, milne bay

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