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A chiton is very similar to a limpet, and grazes weed from the rocks in the same way. The main difference is that the chiton's shell is made of segments, although the animal inside is not seg mented (divided into compartments) itself.

chitons.jpgChiton    (Photo: Sue Scott)

This chiton is about 1 cm long

by Paul Tyler

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