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Owl Limpet

Caption: The genomes of the freshwater leech Helobdella robusta (pictured), the owl limpet and an ocean-dwelling worm are among the first sequenced genomes from a vast, understudied swath of the animal kingdom known as lophotrochozoans, which includes as many as one-quarter of Earth's marine species.

Credit: Ajna S. Rivera/UC-Berkeley

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