Gastropod grazing tracks

Gastropod grazing tracks

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Credit: SINCLAIR STAMMERS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Gastropod grazing tracks in algae. These tracks are left by animals such as limpets and whelks as they use their radulas (rasping tongues) to scrape algae and other microbes off of the shale substrate of a rock pool. Photographed in South Pembrokeshire, UK.

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Keywords: algae, animal, animals, feeding, gastropod, grazing, invertebrate, invertebrates, locomotion, mollusc, movement, moving, paths, rock, rock pool, south pembrokeshire, traces, tracks, trails, uk, united kingdom, wales

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