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From: It’s what’s inside that counts: computer-aided tomography for evaluating the rate and extent of wood consumption by shipworms

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Photograph (A) of a shipworm specimen, Nototeredo norvagica. Axial (B) and sagittal (C) X-ray CT scan images of the set of experimental wood blocks. Samples are arranged from the bottom to the top of the images according to the duration of their exposure to seawater. Images show: (a) tunnels without calcareous lining, (b) thick calcareous lining of tubes, (c) shipworm shell valves, (d) pallets, (e) soft bodies, (f) concamerated or chambered wall at the posterior end of some tubes

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