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Giant Tun

Tonna galea

1 species ID suggestions

Blogie 5 years ago
Giant Tun
Tonna galea Giant Tun (Tonna galea)


rafpicardal 5 years ago

Sorry but this shell is not a Tun shell, it is a Moon shell/snail from the family of Naticidae.. And this one is

Natica stellata, (Hedley, C., 1913).

Often confused to the juvenile of Tun shells due to its live animal that is much larger than the shell.

Blogie 5 years ago

My pleasure, Kathrin. I hope you'll submit this to the Mollusca mission. Here's the link:

KathrinHachenberg 5 years ago

Thanks Blogie!

Romblon, Philippines

Lat: 12.56, Long: 122.25

Spotted on Jun 19, 2012
Submitted on Jun 19, 2012

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