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MOLLUSCA.

moves on by a succession of jumps. When moving through the water in this way, the reddish fringe-work is like the tail of a fiery comet.

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LIMA.

The filaments of the fringe are probably useful in catching its prey. They are very easily broken off, and it is remark-