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Parasitic, barnacle-like Cirripedia. These tiny animals burrow into coral or mollusk shells. (Tudge, 2000)

They have from four to six pairs of feathery limbs, or "cirri", which they project out of their burrows to catch drifting detritus for food. (Barnes, 1982)


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