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CollectA Nautilus Mannequin a Reproduction of a Cephalopod

CollectA Nautilus Mannequin

While tidying up some papers, crew members at Every part Dinosaur got here throughout a visible of the CollectA nautilus mannequin which was utilized in a YouTube video when this invertebrate determine was launched again in 2020. The nautilus determine was one in all seventeen new replicas launched by CollectA in 2020.

CollectA Nautilus model.
The CollectA Nautilus mannequin, a splendid duplicate of a residing cephalopod. Image credit score: Every part Dinosaur.

Image credit score: Every part Dinosaur

CollectA Nautilus Mannequin

The most important extant species is Nautilus pompilius, which is typically additionally known as the Emperor nautilus. All residing species are confined to tropical waters and these molluscs normally stay at depths of greater than 100 metres.

In 2017, all of the species of nautilus have been afforded safety beneath Appendix II of the Conference on Worldwide Commerce in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The shells are extremely prized and makes an attempt have been made to control the commerce in shells. Nevertheless, a lot of the commerce in Asia stays uncontrolled and though in a roundabout way threatened with extinction conservationists have expressed concern about their long-term survival except commerce within the shells is best regulated.

Nautilus scale drawing.
A scale drawing of an extant nautilus (Nautilus pompilius). Image credit score: Every part Dinosaur.

Image credit score: Every part Dinosaur

To view the vary of CollectA not-to-scale fashions and replicas: CollectA Age of Dinosaurs Common Vary.

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