A chiton from the South Pacific, dorsal view. Chitons have eight transverse shell plates on their back. These are anchored in a tough mantle, which, depending on the species, may have tubercules, scales, bristles, or other structures.
John B. Burch (photographer; copyright holder), Mollusk Division, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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