A close-up of the littoral zone inhabitant Chiton olivaceus.
A remarkable fact, that chitons (also called sea cradles or coat-of-mail shells) do not have regular eyes, but numerous oculi are built into the edges of plates, and their number increases as the shell grows reaching number of several thousands.

Unfortunately, the shooting was utterly inconvenient because of the shallow place: no possibility to submerge, no success of making blind macro at the stretched hands.
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