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Turban Snail Shell

Turbo radiatus


The shell of a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc. Second photo of several of the "lids" or operculum found scattered along with the shells on the shore. These are are tiger's eye or cat's eye.


Spotted along the Gulf of Aqaba shore; common in all regions of the Egyptian Red Sea.

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S


Spotted on Mar 18, 2010
Submitted on Jul 21, 2012

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