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Turban Snail Shell

Turbo radiatus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Egypt

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

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