Caption: Roostertail conch (Lobatus gallus) on the seabed. Its eye stalks can be seen protruding from the front of its shell. This sea snail moves in short jumps by pushing down with its operculum (shell cover). Filmed in Soufriere Scotts Head Marine Reserve, Dominica, in the Caribbean Sea.

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Roostertail conch

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Duration: 00:00:29.19

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Frame rate: 25

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