The shell and its shape in Cavoliniidae (Pteropoda, Gastropoda)
The shape of the shell in Cavoliniidae is studied in relation with the floating capacity of the specimens. A formula for this capacity (F) is given. The value for F proved to be higher in more specialized species and de.nendent on environmental conditions.
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van der Spoel, S. (1968). The shell and its shape in Cavoliniidae (Pteropoda, Gastropoda). Beaufortia, 15(206), 185–189.