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The molluscs or mollusks are the large and diverse phylum Mollusca, which includes a variety of familiar creatures well-known for their decorative shells or as seafood.

These range from tiny snails, clams, and abalone to the octopus and squid (which are considered the most intelligent invertebrates).

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