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Family: Nautilidae chambered nautiluses (See list of species below)

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7 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Allonautilus perforatus
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Allonautilus scrobiculatus
[Crusty nautilus]


Nautilus belauensis
[Palau nautilus]


Nautilus macromphalus
[Bellybutton nautilus]


Nautilus pompilius
[Emperor nautilus]
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Nautilus repertus
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Nautilus stenomphalus
[White-patch nautilus]
7 Species of Family Nautilidae
(chambered nautiluses)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Allonautilus perforatus Indo-West Pacific 20 ML
Allonautilus scrobiculatus Crusty nautilus Western Central Pacific. 18 SHD
Nautilus belauensis Palau nautilus Western Central Pacific 22.6 SHD
Nautilus macromphalus Bellybutton nautilus Western Pacific. 16 SHD
Nautilus pompilius Emperor nautilus Indo-Pacific 22.2 SHD
Nautilus repertus Eastern Indian Ocean and 22.8 SHD
Nautilus stenomphalus White-patch nautilus Western Central Pacific 17 SHD



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