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Biology/Natural History: The cerata fall off easily. Feeds on small snails such as Margarites pupillus and Lacuna carinatus by cracking the shells with its jaws. Also feeds on sea anemones, hydroids, tunicates, and bryozoans (photo). Their egg mass contains about 350,000 eggs.


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Source: Invertebrates of the Salish Sea

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