Nautilus Movement and Distribution in Palau, Western Caroline Islands

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Science  15 Jun 1979:
Vol. 204, Issue 4398, pp. 1199-1201
DOI: 10.1126/science.204.4398.1199


Long-term movement of up to 150 kilometers in 332 days by tagged, living Nautilus, and postmortem shell drift of 1000 kilometers in 138 days, corroborate and explain the cosmopolitan distribution of many fossil shelled cephalopods.