Scaphopoda or tusk shells are a class of marine mollusks which live on the sea bottom. The usually white shell somewhat resembles a miniature elephant's tusk but is hollow and has an opening at both ends.
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Information from the Animal Diversity Web on these molluscs, their habitat, systematic and taxonomic history, physical description, reproduction and behavior.
Introduction to the Scaphopoda
Information about biology of the tusk shells, with illustrations and links.
Ron Shimek: Scaphopods
Scaphopods are predatory mollusks with a tubular curved shell having openings at both ends. Provides information on these shellfish, their biology, diet and a key to some of the species.
Information from Wikipedia on tusk shells of the class Scaphopoda, their classification, description, habitat, distribution, anatomy and fossil record.
Information from Wikipedia on the class of marine molluscs, Scaphopoda, commonly known as tusk shells.
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