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1. Nautilus, plural Nautiluses, or nautili, either of two genera of cephalopod mollusks: the pearly, or chambered, nautilus (Nautilus), to which the name properly applies; and the paper nautilus (Argonauta), a cosmopolitan genus related to the octopus.

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2. Nautiluses are invertebrates, cephalopods, and mollusks related to octopus, cuttlefish, and squid


3. Of all the cephalopods, Nautiluses are the only animal to have a visible shell


4. Nautiluses are members of the phylum Mollusca, which includes clams, scallops, oysters and more


5. Paper Nautiluses are found in the open ocean in temperate and tropical waters


6. Modern Nautiluses are sometimes called living fossils, due to their close resemblance to ancient ancestors like the ammonite


7. The Nautiluses are also the only cephalopods that reproduce multiple times


8. Nautiluses are cephalopods—a kind of mollusk


9. Nautiluses are related to squids and octopuses, but are easily differentiated by their distinctive, ornate, coiled shells


10. Nautiluses are physically distinct among cephalopods — the family of marine mollusks that also includes octopuses, squid and cuttlefish — in that their squishy bodies are protected by …


11. Nautiluses have survived five mass extinctions thanks in large part to a big and complex brain that smells and feels better than it can see


12. Nautilus pompilius, Nautiluses << Cephalopod Species Nautilus and Allonautilus are the last living genera of externally shelled cephalopods (Ward 1983 and 1987, CephBase 2002)

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13. Chambered Nautiluses are slow-growing, late-maturing marine invertebrates that live on tropical coastal reefs in the Indo-Pacific


14. Chambered Nautiluses may be native to as many as 17 countries, including the U.S

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15. Illustrated Nautiluses form a border on the screen and a larger version bobs up and down in the center.] LANDMAN: We don’t have very much to compare it to because it’s so different from all other modern cephalopods


16. Nautiluses are a living link to the ancient past


17. Nautiluses can best be characterized as opportunistic feeders investigating food when detected


18. There is evidence to support that the Nautiluses detect prey by sampling lateral currents across the reef for chemical trails (O’dor et al., 1993).


19. However, the shells of chambered Nautiluses are large, ornate and elaborate


20. Argonauta nodosa, Paper nautilus << Cephalopod Species The paper Nautiluses, Argonauta sp., are not Nautiluses at all, they are octopuses! The paper thin white calcareous 'shell' is actually an egg case made by females

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21. Will activate a magnetic field when an enemy ship comes in a radius of 4 around the Nautilus that reduces the speed of ships (except the Nautiluses themselves) by 70%

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22. Pearly Nautiluses are very muscular but slow swimers


23. A 2010 study using reports from fishermen in the Philippines showed that Nautiluses in fished areas had declined 80 percent since 1980, just three nautilus generations.

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24. Safari Ltd Seashells TOOB – Comes With 8 Different Hand Painted Seashell Figurine Models – Including Whelks, Purple Lion's Paws, Sand Dollars, Turbans, Tubas, Nautiluses, Murexes, and Orange Lion's Paws – For Ages 5 and Up: Toys & Games


25. The U.S., Fiji, India and the island national of Palau have teamed up to request that Nautiluses also be protected under the Convention on International Trade in …

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26. The Nautiluses are the most ancient cephalopods to be found today


27. The use of the shells of Nautiluses is very common in decorative and making jewelry


28. Nautiluses are known to found at very deep places in the oceans, almost 2000 feet to 2500 feet in the day but come upto 300 feet during the night.

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29. Discover Life's page about the biology, natural history, ecology, identification and distribution of Mollusca - Molluscs, Chitons, Clams, Mussels, Nautiluses

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30. (Nautiluses, the exception to most cephalopod norms, can live up to 15.) In general, they spawn only once and then die shortly after their offspring are hatched

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31. Nautiluses need your help! Please enjoy and have fun with the secret life of Nautiluses and share their story with your friends and family to

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What does Nautilus mean in Latin?

Also called chambered nautilus, pearly nautilus. any cephalopod of the genus Nautilus having a spiral, chambered shell with a pearly interior. 2. paper nautilus. [1595–1605; < Latin < Greek nautílos paper nautilus, literally, sailor, derivative of naûs ship]

What does chambered nautilus mean?

Any of several cephalopod mollusks of the family Nautilidae of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, especially Nautilus pompilius, having numerous slender tentacles and an external coiled pearly shell divided into air-filled chambers. Also called chambered nautilus, pearly nautilus.

What does Nautilus Pompilius mean?

Any of several cephalopod mollusks of the family Nautilidae of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, especially Nautilus pompilius, having numerous slender tentacles and an external coiled pearly shell divided into air-filled chambers. Also called chambered nautilus, pearly nautilus. The paper nautilus.

Was the Nautilus a masterpiece?

The Nautilus was a masterpiece, containing masterpieces within itself, and the engineer was struck with astonishment. Men did not know then that the animal which lives in them is no more like a Nautilus animal than it is like a cow. Somers then passed among the officers and crew of the " Nautilus ," shaking hands, and bidding each farewell.

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