Chambered Nautilus

Nautilus pompilius
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Nautilus pompilius
Other names Pearly Nautilus
Size Up to 22 cm (8.66 in) shell diameter
Weight Up to .85 kg (1.87 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deep oceanic waters over the continental shelf & slope throughout the water column often near reef
Depth Range 0 - 750 m (2,460 ft)
Chambered Nautilus Distribution