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Crustacean shell on shingle beach
Observed: 6th March 2011 By: Stoneybloke
Added: 20th March 2011
This shell seems to be is made up of fused segments and is only part of the whole organism. Overall length of this piece is 10cm/4ins. It appears too flat to enclose a body but it may serve as an operculum of sorts. I thought it may be the shell of the tucked-under tail of a very large crab.