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Flame shell (Limaria hians) or file shell

Flame shells  live on the seabed inside nests, which they build from shells, stones and other materials around them. Although rarely seen by divers, in this rare clip, a flame shell seeks shelter after nest disturbance.

A flame shell on the move

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