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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn2092

A holothurian covered with shell fragments crawling across the seafloor. Do they cover themselves with shells for protection or some other reason?

Image ID: expn2092, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 20140416T145415Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition

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