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Sea Snails; Prosobranchia

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in | 0 comments

Sea Snails – marine gastropod molluscs – can usually be found at all our dive sites. Our principal species are the Cone shells, Cowries, Drupes, Helmet shells, Miter shells, Murex and the Strombs. Below are some families and individual snails that you might meet. Allied Cowries, Ovulidae Only related to the true Cowries, they look like miniature versions with particularly beautiful mantles. 9 Photos Auger Shells, Terebridae Small to large predatory molluscs, looking like rock drill bits - so says Wikipedia! 8 Photos Baler Shell; Melo amphora A big, mobile shell. Great...

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