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Chitons!
 

Diet- Chitons eat hydroids, briozans and alage.   

Anatomy- Chitons typically grow to about 6-12 cm. There are many different kinds of chitons and each can be a very different color.  Gumboot chitons are a red to very dark maroon color with an orange bottom.

Interesting Fact-  An interesting fact about chitons is that Gumboot chitons can grow as big as 30 cm. and Lepidopchitona is a barely noticeable 2 cm.