Every once in a while, the internet remembers that conchs have eyes, wild looking coloured things sitting at the ends of stalks like a creature watching you on behalf of Jareth the Goblin King as you navigate the Labyrinth.
The internet remembered this fact again this week.
I don’t think much about molluscs, their morphology, or how they experience the universe.
When I eat an oyster or mussel, it’s usually in a single bite without appreciating its body.
When I find a shell on the beach, even a conch’s or a snail's, it’s usually missing the inhabitant.
Some of those animals need to see.